+

Create your first list.

A way to share and manage lots.

  • Provenance

    Elementary School, Esbjerg, Denmark, 1950s

  • Literature

    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 4: 1957-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 91
    Tina Jørstian and Poul Eric Munk Nielsen, eds., Light Years Ahead, The Story of the PH Lamp, Copenhagen, 1994, pp. 266-67
    Peter Fiell, Scandinavian Design, Cologne, 2002, p. 424 for the front cover of a Louis Poulsen sales catalogue

  • Catalogue Essay

    Originally designed for the University of Aarhus, the present lot is a smaller version of the six examples that were produced for an Elementary School in Esbjerg, Denmark.

302

‘Spiral’ ceiling light, designed for the University of Aarhus

1942
Aluminum, painted aluminium, chromium-plated metal.
Variable drop, 117 x 60 x 60 cm (46 1/8 x 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.)
Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Denmark.

Estimate
£60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for £104,500

Contact Specialist
[email protected]
+44 20 7318 4019 London
+1 212 940 1268 New York

Nordic Design

London 26 September 2013