Offered by: Object Refinery
25 Lois Street Norwalk, CT 06851 , United States Call Seller 203.340.1076


Arabescato Marble & Nickel Table Lamp by Walter von Nessen for Nessen Lamps

$ 1,250
  • Description
    Timelessness and simplicity are parallels which when achieved, result in a design that is eternally attractive. Walter von Nessen was one of the great lighting designers of the Mid-Century. Nessen’s sculptural aesthetic was minimalist yet his sense of materiality was quite playful, most evident in this stunning example of his work.

    Standing tall is a column of exquisitely polished Arabescato Marble with rich gray veins flowing through its surface. The veins are accentuated by a nickel neck, the material paring was an expert design decision by Nessen who often explored unique materials in his body of work. The combination creates an impressively heavyweight piece of lighting design that only Nessen could produce.

    The lamp is equipped with dual lamping with a devoted pull-chain on each socket; allowing for just a bit of accent light or full-room brightness. Each nickel pull-chain is finished with white ceramic pulls. We suggest a round drum shade as pictured (lampshade not included). Dimensions listed account for the lamp itself to the top of the finial.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Makers Label/Invoice
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Polished Arabescato Marble & Nickel
    Condition: Good. Minor wear consistent with age and history
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 489499
  • Dimensions
    W. 5.5 in; H. 29.5 in; Diam. 5.5 in;
    W. 13.97 cm; H. 74.93 cm; Diam. 13.97 cm;
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