20th Century Italian Reading Metal Floor Lamp by Gilardi & Barzaghi
A rare Italian Mid-Century modern large reading floor lamp made of brass and white, black painted metal and aluminum, standing on a round grey, white marble base. Produced and designed by Gilardi & Barzaghi in good condition. This lamp consists of two different shades, one black lacquered metal cone shade which creates an astonishing light display of a back wall and one flexible round white shade, ideally for reading. Both lamps are featured with a single light socket. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1940 - 1950, Italy.
Base: 1” H x 11.5” diameter
Black shade: 9” H x 4.5” diameter
White shade: 4” H x 11” diameter
Gilardi & Barzaghi was an Italian company founded in the 20th Century by the two Italian designers Gilardi and Barzaghi, born and passed away in Italy. Gilardi’s and Barzaghi’s personal life and professional training remain lost in history.
Material: Marble, Metal
Details: Aluminum, Brass
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 76" H Weight: 50 lbs