Sotheby's would like to thank Thomas and Itsumi Bräuniger from the O-Luce Archives for their assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot. The present model will be recorded in the forthcoming O-Luce catalogue raisonné, published by Luminaires-Moderniste.
Overall in very good condition. The painted shade with minor scuffs and scratches, revealing the aluminium in some areas, the largest located to the upper portion of the shade measuring approximately 2 cm x 5 mm. The adjustable stem and reflector with gentle oxidation throughout consistent with age. The marble base with minor fine surfaces scratches. The painted footswitch with scattered chips and some scuffing throughout. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and recommends having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."