20th Century American Pair of Acrylic Table Lamps, Desk Lights by Hivo Van Teal
A vintage Mid-Century modern American pair of sculptural table lamps made of hand crafted chromed metal and lucite glass, designed by Hivo Van Teal in good condition. The clear acrylic desk lights are composed with a new white shade, featuring a two light socket. Signed at the bottom. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1970, United States.
Base: 1" H x 7" W x 6" D
Shade: 14.5" H x 16.5" W x 9.5" D
Hivo G. Van Teal was a Cuban architect born in Havana, Cuba and passed away in the United States. As a young man, Teal migrated from Cuba to start a new life in the Miami. He started working in Coral Gables, Florida, as a taxi driver and later on, as a house painter. Soon later, Teal developed a passion in creating, designing sculptures shaped of acrylic. In 1974, he opened his first showroom in Miami Beach, two years after, Teal opened a second store in High Point Market, North Carolina. Until now, the Van Teal Lighting company is family owned.
Material: Glass, Metal
Details: Acrylic, Chromed Metal, Lucite
Country of Origin: United States
Dimensions: 33.25" H