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Alberto Meda and Paolo Rizzatto

Pair of "Berenice" Table Lamps, Model D12

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Estimate:

300

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- 500 USD

Sold Without Reserve

Alberto Meda and Paolo Rizzatto

Alberto Meda and Paolo Rizzatto

Pair of "Berenice" Table Lamps, Model D12

Pair of "Berenice" Table Lamps, Model D12

Estimate:

300

to
- 500 USD

Lot sold:

882

USD

Sold Without Reserve

Alberto Meda and Paolo Rizzatto

Pair of "Berenice" Table Lamps, Model D12


designed 1985

manufactured by Luceplan, Milan, Italy

diecast aluminum, Rynite thermoplastic, nylon, glass

each signed RIZZATTO/MEDA DESIGN MADE IN ITALY MOD D12 BERENICE 35W 12VOY 6 35

43 in. (109.2 cm) high each, fully extended

6 in. (15.2 cm) diameter of each base

Overall in very good condition. The diecast aluminum body presents with minor surface soiling consistent with gentle use, particularly concentrated to the weighted bases. The rynite thermoplastic heads and parabolic reflectors present with light surface soiling and minor surface scratches. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician.


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Luceplan, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007
Paola Antonelli, Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1995, p. 117
Alberto Bassi, Italian Lighting Design 1945-2000, Milan, 2004, p. 241
Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., 1000 Lights, Vol. 2: 1960 to Present, Cologne, 2005, p. 340
Jane Penty, Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools and Practice, New York, 2019, fig. 7.26