Richard Sapper - Artemide - Lamp - Tizio 50

Description
Richard Sapper - Artemide - Lamp - Tizio 50
Italy - 1970-1979 - Metal

Design 1972, Italy.

The Tizio 50 was designed by Richard Sapper for Artemide in 1972. The lamp was nominated in 1979 for the "Compasso d'Oro" Industrial Design Award. This lamp, an early version, is currently even part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.

The position of the lamp can be adjusted by moving the counter-weights. The lamp can be placed in many different positions. The lamp has 2 different light intensity settings. The dimensions of the lamp are as follows:

Length: 78 cm
Height: 66 cm
Base diameter: 11 cm
Maximum extension (height): 119 cm
Maximum extension (width): 108 cm

The lamp is in good condition, despite some minor signs of wear due to its age. The switches work in both positions. Photos are part of the description of the lot. Please have a good look at them. The lamp will be carefully packaged and shipped with registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Lamp
Material
Metal
Designer/ Artist
Richard Sapper
Manufacturer/ Brand
Artemide
Model/ Name
Tizio 50
Style
Contemporary
Estimated Period
1970-1979
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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