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A PAIR OF MIDCENTURY BRASS DESK LAMPS ATTRIBUTED TO GIOVANNI MICHELUCCI

2,450.00
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A PAIR OF MIDCENTURY BRASS DESK LAMPS ATTRIBUTED TO GIOVANNI MICHELUCCI

2,450.00

Italy, circa 1950

A pair of mid 19th century brass desk lamps, with adjustable brass disc shades and adjustable stems. Atrributed to Giovanni Michelucci.

Giovanni Michelucci (1891 – 1990) was an Italian architect, urban planner and designer, born in Pistoia, Tuscany. He lived and worked from his studio-home in Fiesole, in Florence's hills, now the headquarters of his Foundation. He was one of the major Italian architects of the 20th century, known for famous projects such as the Firenze Santa Maria Novella railway station and the San Giovanni Battista church on the Autostrada del Sole.

His family owned an outstanding workshop for artistic iron craftsmanship where he spent his formative years immersed in design, before graduating from the Higher Institute of Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence. In 1914 he was licensed as a professor of architectural design, and he taught at the Institute of Architecture of Florence, and became Dean of the Faculty of Architecture in 1944.

Height 46.00cm

Diameter of shade 25.00cm

Diameter of base 17.50cm

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Italy, circa 1950

A pair of mid 19th century brass desk lamps, with adjustable brass disc shades and adjustable stems. Atrributed to Giovanni Michelucci.

Giovanni Michelucci (1891 – 1990) was an Italian architect, urban planner and designer, born in Pistoia, Tuscany. He lived and worked from his studio-home in Fiesole, in Florence's hills, now the headquarters of his Foundation. He was one of the major Italian architects of the 20th century, known for famous projects such as the Firenze Santa Maria Novella railway station and the San Giovanni Battista church on the Autostrada del Sole.

His family owned an outstanding workshop for artistic iron craftsmanship where he spent his formative years immersed in design, before graduating from the Higher Institute of Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence. In 1914 he was licensed as a professor of architectural design, and he taught at the Institute of Architecture of Florence, and became Dean of the Faculty of Architecture in 1944.

Height 46.00cm

Diameter of shade 25.00cm

Diameter of base 17.50cm