3529 N. Verdugo Road Glendale, CA 91208 United States 310.592.0464
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$ 2,200

1950s Gino Sarfatti Articulating Sconce for Arteluce

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Painted Metal, Brass
W. 3.5 in; H. 4.625 in; D. 4.25 in;
W. 8.89 cm; H. 11.75 cm; D. 10.8 cm;
Condition Good. Rewired for US with custom period styled brass backplates designed for hardwiring over a standard American j-box. Wear consistent with age and use. Some dings, scuffs, bumps and scratches noted only for accuracy.
Description 1950s Gino Sarfatti articulating sconce for Arteluce. Executed in black painted perforated metal and brass. Ball jointed arm connection to shade allows for flexible shade adjustments and multiple configurations. The simplicity of Sarfatti's design and the sculptural shaping of the materials make for an incredibly refined example of the lighting master's influential and iconic approach. Price is per item. 6 lamps available. Arteluce was one of the most innovative lighting design companies in Italy during the midcentury era. Their designs have been long sought after by collectors in the know. Ref. related Model 26B in Romanelli & Severi "Gino Sarfatti: 1938-1973, Selected Works" p. 388. No manufacturer's stamp or label. Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee. Wired for US electrical. Custom brass back plates for mounting over a standard American j-box. Accommodates a single US 40W candelabra bulb (higher with LED). Some minor scuffs and dings noted only for accuracy.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number V377
Incollect Reference Number 441700
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