Poul Henningsen - Design New York Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Scala Cinema and Concert Hall, Århus Theater, Århus, Denmark
    Dansk Møbelkunst, Paris

  • Literature

    Tina Jørstian and Poul Eric Munk Nielsen, Light Years Ahead, The Story of the PH Lamp, Copenhagen, 1994, p. 268 for a period image

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is one of 26 original double-spiral wall lights from the Scala Cinema and Concert Hall in Århus. In 1981 an extensive renovation dramatically reduced the size of the Scala, during which time 12 of these wall lights were deaccessioned and the other 14 remained in situ.


Large double-spiral wall light, from the Scala Cinema and Concert Hall, Århus Theater

circa 1955
Aluminum, painted aluminum, brass.
33 x 79 x 11 1/2 in. (83.8 x 200.7 x 29.2 cm)

$150,000 - 250,000 

Sold for $161,000

Contact Specialist
Meaghan Roddy
Head of Sale
+ 1 212 940 1266


New York 11 June 2013 11am