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$ 4,800

Pair of 1950s Giuseppe Ostuni 'Vipere' Table Lamps for O-Luce

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Painted Aluminum, Brass
W. 5 in; H. 9 in; Diam. 6 in;
W. 12.7 cm; H. 22.86 cm; Diam. 15.24 cm;
Condition Good. Rewired for US electrical with black cord; plug. Single 60W LED candelabra bulb (lower with incandescent). Some dings, bends, scuffs, scratches & losses as largely shown in the photos and noted only for accuracy. More images available upon request.
Description Pair of 1950s Giuseppe Ostuni table lamps for O-Luce. An extremely rare and surprisingly utilitarian pair of lamps executed in white painted aluminum and brass by one of the most refined Italian designers of the midcentury. A highly adaptable light, the shade rotates freely on Ostuni's patented ball joint system.

Price is for the pair.

Literature "Giuseppe Ostuni: O-Luce," 2015; Luminaires-Moderniste; Apparecci Per Illuminazione, pp. 56-57

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. Slight variation between lamps as noted in images.

Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number V673
Incollect Reference Number 378014
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