3521 N. Verdugo Road, Suite A Glendale, CA 91208 , United States Call Seller 310.592.0464


Pair of Gino Sarfatti Model #10 Sconces in Green for Arteluce

$ 5,000
  • Description
    Pair of Gino Sarfatti Model #10 sconces in green for Arteluce. Executed in original green painted aluminum and custom fabricated period styled brass backplates designed to mount over a standard American j-box for hardwiring. Ball jointed arm allows flexible shade adjustments and multiple configurations.

    Originally designed between 1937-1941, the simplicity of Sarfatti's iconic Model #10 "detto Calla" or "Lily" shade design with its sculptural shaping of the materials make for an incredibly refined example of the lighting master's incomparable style. Salvaged from a midcentury building in Italy slated for demolition, these were originally configured in multi-shade half rings that were mounted around pillars. The original paint was beyond saving on all but the handful of lamps offered in this listing.

    Price is for the pair. 5 pairs available. Professionally repainted, white, black and red versions also available.

    Ref: Romanelli & Severi "Gino Sarfatti: 1938-1973, selected works" p. p. 386 + various configurations pp. 69 & 151.

    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.

    Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing possible from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee. Wired for US electrical. Custom period styled brass back plates for mounting over a standard American j-box. Accommodates a single US 40W candelabra bulb. Some paint loss, scuffs and dings noted only for accuracy. Please note only one representative lamp featured in listing photos. Additional images available upon request.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: brass and painted aluminum
    Condition: Good. Please see description for more details.
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 467935
  • Dimensions
    W. 5 in; H. 5.65 in; D. 5.5 in;
    W. 12.7 cm; H. 14.35 cm; D. 13.97 cm;
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Started in Los Angeles in 2012, Two Enlighten is a vintage + modern lighting dealer. Our showroom is by appointment only and is located at 3521 N. Verdugo Road, Suite A, Glendale, CA 91208.

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