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1950s Giuseppe Ostuni "Ochetta" Wall or Table Lamp for O-Luce

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Enameled Aluminum, Brass
W. 11.5 in; H. 9 in; D. 6 in;
W. 29.21 cm; H. 22.86 cm; D. 15.24 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Some dings, bends, scuffs, scratches & losses as largely shown in the photos & noted only for accuracy.
Description 1950s Giuseppe Ostuni "Ochetta" yellow wall or table lamp for O-Luce. An extremely rare and surprisingly utilitarian lamp executed in brass and yellow enameled metal by one of the most refined Italian designers of the midcentury. A highly adaptable light, the legs of the lamp can be slide up or down for easy adjustability, while the shade rotates freely on Ostuni's patented ball joint system. Also available in pairs of black, red or white sconces. Literature "Giuseppe Ostuni: O-Luce," 2015; Luminaires-Moderniste; Apparecci Per Illuminazione, pp. 44-46 + A. Koch, "Modern Lighting," 1953; pp. 29-30 O-Luce was one of the most innovative lighting design companies in Italy during the midcentury era. Their exceptionally refined designs have been long sought after by collectors in the know. Rewired for US electrical with two new black cloth cord and period styled US wall plug. Single 60W LED candelabra bulb (lower with incandescent). Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee. More images available upon request.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 395645
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