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Tizio Table Lamp

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Enameled aluminum, other metals, ABS plastic, Durethan plastic, glass bulb
  • Place Manufactured: Pregnana Milanese, Italy
  • DATES Designed 1972
    DIMENSIONS 44 3/4 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (113.7 x 74.9 x 11.4 cm)
    MARKINGS molded into underside of base: "S.P.A. ARTEMIDE MILANO / MODELLO TIZIO / DESIGN RICHARD SAPPER / MADE IN ITALY / PAPENT PENDING." Paper label in five languages: "To replace fuse remove bottom plate".
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Artemide Inc.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Table lamp, "Tizio", ABS plastic base, aluminum arms, metal alloy weights, Durethan reflector, halogen glass bulb. Adjustable table lamp in matte black finish, consisting of three parts: a swiveling cylindrical base from the sides of which extend two parallel, straight, flat arms. Attached to and pivoting from the lower arms, a pair of identical but longer arms, weighted by a slightly rounded, rectangular piece. Attached to and pivoting from this middle arm, another pair of identical arms, still longer, with a smaller rectangular weight at one end, and a reflector housing the halogen bulb at the other. CONDITION - Lamp was showroom model and therefore has wear, showing as tiny chips revealing white surface beneath black. Chips to all surfaces, especially counter weights.
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