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  • Literature

    "L'arte nella produzione industriale," Domus, no. 289, December 1953, p. 61
    Marco Romanelli and Sandra Severi, Gino Sarfatti: Selected Works 1938-1973, Milan, 2012, pp. 65, 236, 451
    Gino Sarfatti: Designing Light, exh. cat., Triennale Design Museum, Milan, 2012, pp. 15, 96

  • Artist Biography

    Gino Sarfatti

    Italian • 1912 - 1985

    Rising above the devastation of World War II, post-war Italian design reached new heights of productivity and ingenuity, particularly in the realm of lighting. Gino Sarfatti is among the most celebrated lighting designers from this fruitful period. Before founding his company Arteluce in 1939, Sarfatti studied aeronautical engineering. He brought the inventiveness of a self-taught outsider to the field of lighting design, while his mechanical background lent lightness and ingenuity of construction. Poetic underpinnings are also evident in lamps such as model no. 1034 (sometimes referred to as the "Vine" lamp), which features a nearly 8' twisting brass stem graced with nine delicate, articulating white shades like buds on a flower.

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Property from a Private Italian Collection

149

Floor lamp, model no. 1056

circa 1948
Opaline methacrylate, painted aluminum, brass, painted cast iron.
53 in. (134.6 cm) high
Manufactured by Arteluce, Milan, Italy. Manufacturer label printed with AL/MILANO/ARTELUCE.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

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New York Auction 9 June 2016