Pair of 'Artichoke' ceiling lights, designed for the Langelinie Pavilion restaurant, Copenhagen

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  • Provenance

    Phillips, London, 'Design', 28 April 2015, lot 43
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Erik Zahle, ed., A Treasury of Scandinavian Design: The standard authority on Scandinavian-designed furniture, textiles, glass, ceramics, and metal, New York, 1961, p. 101
    Tina Jørstian and Poul Eric Munk Nielsen, eds., Light Years Ahead, The Story of the PH Lamp, Copenhagen, 1994, pp. 276-78, 280
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 71

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Pair of 'Artichoke' ceiling lights, designed for the Langelinie Pavilion restaurant, Copenhagen

circa 1958
Partially painted copper, steel, painted steel, chromium-plated metal.
Each: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) diameter, variable drop
Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

sold for £20,000

Contact Specialist
Antonia King
Interim Head of Sale
+44 20 7901 7944
antonia.king@phillips.com

Design

London Auction 17 October 2019