Table lamp with optic fibres by Jürgen Fischer for Zanotta, 1960s

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Model 8,5 table lamp with optic fibres designed by Jürgen Fischer for Zanotta in 1969.

As described by Fulvio and Napoleone Ferrari in their book on Italian lighting: “Table lamp radiating diffused light. Twenty thousand optic fibres form the light diffusion hemisphere giving the effect of a starry dome. The light element is contained in the base. Manufactured in chrome metal and optic fibres.”

Rare piece.

Another well-known model by Zanotta is the 7+ lamp designed by Theodore Waddell and Dante Bandini.

 

Attribution

  • Designer:
    Jürgen Fischer
  • Manufacturer:
    Zanotta
  • Model / Name:
    8,5
  • Design period:
    1969
  • Year of production:
    1970s
  • Country:
    Italy

Character

  • Materials:
    Chrome metal and optic fibres
  • Condition:
    Good vintage condition. The blades of the base are bent and are therefore no longer in line with each other. However, since the fibers fall over it, this is no major issue
  • Colour:
    Silver
  • Height:
    51 cm / 21 inch
  • Diameter:
    50 cm / 20 inch
  • Literature :
    Fulvio Ferrari and Napoleone Ferrari "Light – Lamps 1968-1973: new Italian design" - Picture No. 90

Shipping

  • Weight:
    4.3 kg / 10 lb
  • Ships from:
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Product code:
    1819337