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Auction Description for Palm Beach Modern Auctions: Fine Art, Decorative Arts & Modern Design

Fine Art, Decorative Arts & Modern Design

by Palm Beach Modern Auctions


466 lots | 454 with images

October 13, 2012

Live Auction

Palm Beach Modern Auctions

417 Bunker Road

West Palm Beach, FL, 33405 USA

Phone: 561.586.5500

Fax: 561.586.5540

Email: info@modernauctions.com

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Lithograph by Roberto Matta

Lot 235: Lithograph by Roberto Matta

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Description: Large lithograph by surrealist Roberto Matta (1911-2002). Matta's works are in many museum collections including the Museum of Modern Art, NY; 20th Century

Condition Report: very good, not examined outside the frame

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Pair of Angelo Brotto Table Lamps

Lot 236: Pair of Angelo Brotto Table Lamps

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Description: Pair of table lamps by Angelo Brotto; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Italian, Esperia)

Condition Report: very good, very minor wear consistent with age

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Pair of Elio Martinelli

Lot 237: Pair of Elio Martinelli "Serpente" Lamps

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Description: Pair of "Serpente" table lamps by Elio Martinelli; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Sciolari, Italian, Lightolier, Sarfatti)

Condition Report: very good, a few minor marks, very little patina to metal

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Large Peter Rockel Chandelier, Palace Of The Republic

Lot 238: Large Peter Rockel Chandelier, Palace Of The Republic

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Description: Large chandelier designed by Peter Rockel from the Palace Of The Republic in Berlin. The Palace of the Republic (Palast der Republik) was the seat of the German Democratic Republic parliament, and also a cultural center. The public jokingly referred to the center as "Erich's Lamp Shop" (because of its fabulous lighting fixtures) after President Erich Honecker; Circa 1975

Condition Report: very good, minor wear consistent with age

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Fine Gaetano Sciolari Chandelier

Lot 239: Fine Gaetano Sciolari Chandelier

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Description: Fine architectural chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari; c. 1970

Condition Report: very good, patina to metal

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Lightolier

Lot 240: Lightolier "Cage" Chandelier

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Description: "Cage" chandelier with 8 lights by Lightolier; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Sciolari, Robert Sonneman, hanging light/lamp)

Condition Report: very good

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Large Italian Lens Chandelier

Lot 241: Large Italian Lens Chandelier

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Description: Large Italian 12 light chandelier with lens glass and chrome shades; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Sciolari)

Condition Report: very good, some rust

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Italian Lens Chandelier

Lot 242: Italian Lens Chandelier

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Description: Italian 8 light chandelier with lens glass and chrome shades; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Sciolari)

Condition Report: very good, missing end cap, minor issues consistent with age

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Italian Lens Sconces

Lot 243: Italian Lens Sconces

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Description: Italian sconces with lens glass and chrome shades; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Sciolari)

Condition Report: very good

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Reggiani Chandelier

Lot 244: Reggiani Chandelier

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Description: Five light chandelier by Reggiani; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Sciolari, hanging light/lamp)

Condition Report: very good, very minor wear

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Set of 3 Italian Sconces

Lot 245: Set of 3 Italian Sconces

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Description: Set of 3 Italian sconces with blown glass globes, each with 2 lights; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Sciolari, Aldo Nason)

Condition Report: very good, one plate missing brushed metal detail

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Italian

Lot 246: Italian "Spotlight" Floor Lamp

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Description: Italian floor lamp with adjustable head and height; c. 1965 (Key Word Search: post modern, Sottsass, Mangiarotti)

Condition Report: very good, no chips or cracks

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Reggiani

Lot 247: Reggiani "Trumpet" Floor Lamp

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Description: "Trumpet" floor lamp with 3 lights by Reggiani; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Arteluce, Sarfatti)

Condition Report: very good, some loss of enamel, minor scratches consistent with age

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Pair of Italian Floor Lamps, Arredoluce

Lot 248: Pair of Italian Floor Lamps, Arredoluce

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Description: Pair of tall Italian chrome floor lamps in the manner of Arredoluce (Casella Lighting label); c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Arteluce, Sarfatti)

Condition Report: very good, minor wear consistent with age

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Maison Charles Floor Lamp

Lot 249: Maison Charles Floor Lamp

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Description: Chrome floor lamp by Maison Charles; c. 1965 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Arteluce, Sarfatti)

Condition Report: very good

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Curtis Jere Chrome Wall Sculpture

Lot 250: Curtis Jere Chrome Wall Sculpture

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Description: Large chrome wall sculpture by Curtis Jere; c. 1970

Condition Report: very good, minor bends and patina to metal

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Curtis Jere Wall Sculpture

Lot 251: Curtis Jere Wall Sculpture

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Description: Large scenic wall sculpture of birds in forest by Curtis Jere; 1970 (Key Word Search: hanging art)

Condition Report: very good, minor bends

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Pair of Milo Baughman Lounge Chairs

Lot 252: Pair of Milo Baughman Lounge Chairs

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Description: Pair of lounge chairs by Milo Baughman; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Paul Evans, Directional)

Condition Report: very good, reupholstered

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Set of 6 Milo Baughman Dining Chairs

Lot 253: Set of 6 Milo Baughman Dining Chairs

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Description: Set of 6 high back dining chairs by Milo Baughman; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Paul Evans, Directional)

Condition Report: very good, a few stains to upholstery

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Karl Springer Dining/Game Table

Lot 254: Karl Springer Dining/Game Table

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Description: Lacquered goatskin convertible dining table or game table by Karl Springer; c. 1975 (Key Word Search: Aldo Tura, Hollywood Regency)

Condition Report: very good, very minor issues

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Set of 4 Harvey Probber Chairs & Table

Lot 255: Set of 4 Harvey Probber Chairs & Table

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Description: Set of 4 lounge chairs by Harvey Probber along with a cocktail table; c. 1965 (Key Word Search: Milo Baughman, Dunbar, Edward Wormley, Widdicomb, coffee table)

Condition Report: very good, very minor wear consistent with age

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Pair of Ward Bennett

Lot 256: Pair of Ward Bennett "Sled" Chairs

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Description: Pair of chromed steel and woven cane lounge chairs by Ward Bennett; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin)

Condition Report: very good

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Paul Evans

Lot 257: Paul Evans "Cityscape" Wall Shelf

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Description: "Cityscape" wall mounted shelf by Paul Evans; c. 1970

Condition Report: good, chipping of wood along the back edge of top shelf, patina to metal, see detail photos

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Paul Evans

Lot 258: Paul Evans "Cityscape" Executive Credenza

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Description: Rare "Cityscape" executive credenza with 4 filing drawers, 4 drawers, and 2 doors revealing 2 adjustable shelves by Paul Evans; c. 1970

Condition Report: very good, restored at some time, unevenness of top, patina to metal

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Paul Evans

Lot 259: Paul Evans "Cityscape" Executive Desk

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Description: Rare "Cityscape" executive desk with 3 pull-out drawers by Paul Evans; c. 1970

Condition Report: very good, restored at some time, unevenness of top, patina to metal

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Rare Paul Evans

Lot 260: Rare Paul Evans "Cityscape" Telephone Stand

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Description: Rare "Cityscape" telephone stand with a single door revealing storage/component area with adjustable shelf by Paul Evans; c. 1970

Condition Report: average original, patina to metal, no phone, burl wood lifting and water damage, 4.5" missing veneer, no shelf brackets, see detail photos

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Set of 3 Lounge Chairs by Burke & Eberle

Lot 261: Set of 3 Lounge Chairs by Burke & Eberle

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Description: Set of 3 sling chairs by Duncan Burke and Gunter Eberle; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Paul Evans, Directional, Thayer Coggin)

Condition Report: good original, missing one end cap, small tear to one chair, minor wear and patina consistent with age

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Peter Protzman for Herman Miller Credenza

Lot 262: Peter Protzman for Herman Miller Credenza

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Description: Credenza with 3 file drawers by Peter Protzman; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Knoll, cabinet, server)

Condition Report: good original, chrome good, scratches, dings etc. consistent with age, one noticeable scratch on middle front drawer, no key, see photos

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Credenza, Florence Knoll

Lot 263: Credenza, Florence Knoll

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Description: Credenza with 4 drawers with separators, file folder drawer, and 2 doors each revealing an adjustable shelf in the manner of Florence Knoll; c. 1960 (Key Word Search: Knoll, Herman Miller, Charles Eames, cabinet)

Condition Report: good, wear and veneer chips, no key

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Andy Warhol  {After} Carpet

Lot 264: Andy Warhol {After} Carpet

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Description: Large and graphic Andy Warhol {After} rug; 20th Century (Key Word Search: Edward Fields)

Condition Report: very good, very minor wear or staining

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Large Tim Rider Marble Bust on Stand

Lot 265: Large Tim Rider Marble Bust on Stand

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Description: Large marble bust on pedestal by sculptor Tim Rider; 20th Century

Condition Report: very good, minor scratches

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Knoll Lounge Chair & Ottoman

Lot 266: Knoll Lounge Chair & Ottoman

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Description: Adjustable/reclining lounge chair and ottoman by Knoll. Knoll was contacted to determine the designer but they could not identify; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Milo Baughman, Saporiti, Herman Miller, Charles & Ray Eames)

Condition Report: very good, fabric is good, minor scratches to metal

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Charles & Ray Eames

Lot 267: Charles & Ray Eames "Soft Pad" Chair

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Description: "Soft Pad" arm chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller. High-back version upholstered in leather with tilt and swivel mechanism. Five prong base with wheels; c. 1975 (Key Word Search: Knoll, office)

Condition Report: very good, minor wear

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Charles & Ray Eames

Lot 268: Charles & Ray Eames "Soft Pad" Chair

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Description: "Soft Pad" arm chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller. High-back version upholstered in leather with tilt and swivel mechanism. Five prong base with wheels; c. 1975 (Key Word Search: Knoll, office)

Condition Report: very good, minor wear

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Pierced Chandelier, Paavo Tynell

Lot 269: Pierced Chandelier, Paavo Tynell

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Description: Pierced chandelier with 3 lights attributed to Paavo Tynell; c. 1968 (Key Word Search: Herman Miller, Knoll, Lightolier, Robert Sonneman, pendant lamp)

Condition Report: good, some wear to enamel, no ceiling cap, very minor ding, replaced cord, missing diffuser and possible weight

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Floor Lamp, Robert Sonneman

Lot 270: Floor Lamp, Robert Sonneman

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Description: Chrome floor lamp in the manner of Robert Sonneman; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Milo Baughman, Lightolier, torchiere)

Condition Report: very good, very minor wear

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Reggiani Adjustable Floor Lamp

Lot 271: Reggiani Adjustable Floor Lamp

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Description: Four light adjustable floor lamp by Reggiani; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Lightolier, Arteluce, Sarfatti)

Condition Report: very good, minor wear consistent with age

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Pair of George Kovacs Desk Lamps

Lot 272: Pair of George Kovacs Desk Lamps

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Description: Pair of desk or bedside lamps by George Kovacs; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Robert Sonneman, Lightolier)

Condition Report: very good

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George Kovacs Floor Lamp & Magazine Holder

Lot 273: George Kovacs Floor Lamp & Magazine Holder

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Description: Floor lamp with built in magazine holder or planter by George Kovacs; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Robert Sonneman, Lightolier)

Condition Report: very good, minor wear consistent with age

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Neal Small Floor Lamp

Lot 274: Neal Small Floor Lamp

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Description: Floor lamp by Neal Small; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Robert Sonneman, Lightolier, Paul Mayen, Habitat, Kovacs)

Condition Report: very good, wear consistent with age

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Vladimir Kagan Sofa & Chair

Lot 275: Vladimir Kagan Sofa & Chair

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Description: Sofa and lounge chair with thick lucite and chrome hardware by Vladimir Kagan; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: couch)

Condition Report: very good, minor scuffs to lucite

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Chaise Lounge, Fabio Lenci

Lot 276: Chaise Lounge, Fabio Lenci

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Description: Glass chaise lounge chair in the manner of Fabio Lenci; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Vladimir Kagan, lounge chair)

Condition Report: very good, staining to upholstery, minor scratches to glass

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Floor Lamp, Alain Richard

Lot 277: Floor Lamp, Alain Richard

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Description: Three light floor lamp attributed to Alain Richard; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: Italian, Arteluce, Arredoluce, Sarfatti)

Condition Report: good, wear and patina to metal consistent with age, no plug, see detail photos

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Raymond Loewy

Lot 278: Raymond Loewy "DF 2000" Cabinet

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Description: "DF 2000" cabinet/bar by Raymond Loewy. Sliding top reveals storage, two drawers, one bottom door reveals storage with removable tray; c. 1970 (Key Word Search: bar, chest, mod)

Condition Report: good, some wear and discoloration, tilts due to bottom, see detail photos

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Paul Evans Sculpted Bronze Cocktail Table

Lot 279: Paul Evans Sculpted Bronze Cocktail Table

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Description: Large sculpted bronze cocktail table by Paul Evans; 1972 (Key Word Search: Directional, coffee)

Condition Report: very good, scratches & staining to glass

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Paul Evans

Lot 280: Paul Evans "Patchwork" Cube Table

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Description: Fine cube "Patchwork" brutalist cocktail table by Paul Evans. Riveted pieces of metal with copper, bronze and pewter patinas. Table could be used as a side or end table; 1968

Condition Report: very good, very minor wear consistent with age

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Console Table, John Dickinson

Lot 281: Console Table, John Dickinson

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Description: Quality and heavy console table in the manner of John Dickinson; 20th Century (Key Word Search: Sirmos, Hollywood Regency, Serge Roche, sofa table)

Condition Report: very good

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Donald Drumm Cocktail Table

Lot 282: Donald Drumm Cocktail Table

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Description: Sculptural cocktail table by metal designer Donald Drumm; c. 1965 (Key Word Search: coffee table)

Condition Report: very good, wear consistent with age

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Rare Pair of

Lot 283: Rare Pair of "Spirale" Ceiling Lights by Angelo Mangiarotti

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Description: Pair of "Spirale" ceiling lights by Angelo Mangiarotti; 1974 (Key Word Search: Memphis, chandelier, post modern, hanging lamp, Sottsass, Starck)

Condition Report: very good, some rust to metal

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Rare Pair of

Lot 284: Rare Pair of "Spirale" Ceiling Lights by Angelo Mangiarotti

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Description: Pair of "Spirale" ceiling lights by Angelo Mangiarotti; 1974 (Key Word Search: Memphis, chandelier, post modern, hanging lamp, Sottsass, Starck, hanging light/lamp)

Condition Report: very good, some rust to metal

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