3529 N. Verdugo Road Glendale, CA 91208 United States 310.592.0464
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$ 6,500

Large 1950s Stilnovo Model #1157 Brass and Glass Suspension Light

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Painted Metal, Brass, Opaline Glass
W. 18 in; H. 33.5 in; Diam. 18 in;
W. 45.72 cm; H. 85.09 cm; Diam. 45.72 cm;
Condition Good. Professionally rewired for single e26 medium base 100 watt max LED bulb (lower with incandescent); custom period styled canopy added for compatibility with US electrical J-box; some losses, patination, bends and scuffs noted only for accuracy
Description Large 1950s Stilnovo model #1157 brass and glass pendant. A quintessentially 1950s Italian design executed in textured opaline glass, black painted metal and patinated brass with original ceiling canopy modified for mounting over a standard American J-box. A highly functional and sculptural suspension light of attractive scale and incomparable refinement. Stilnovo 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. Literature ref. "Stilnovo: Apparecchi per L'illminazione" pub. Luminaires-Moderniste, related model p. 133. Professionally rewired for US electrical but not UL listed. Recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number V742
Incollect Reference Number 346485
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