Montag, 30. Januar 2012

Bekannte Tischlampe

This American art deco reading lamp was designed in the 1930’s by the industrial designer Norman Bel Geddes (1893 – 1958) for the Faries Manufacturing Company of Decatur, Illinois.  Called “The Cobra Lamp” and made of stunning polished copper, the lamp has a unique reflector shade which hides the bulb and causes the light to shine up and be reflected down from the white underside of the shade.  The arrangement makes for a superb reading lamp without the glare of the bulb.  The lamp has been polished, coated with clear lacquer and rewired.  It measures 12” high and 11” diameter.

Norman Beld Geddes American Art Deco COBRA Lamp

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