Early and rare articulating floor lamp with pivoting off-white lacquer perforated aluminum shade on brass arm adjustable to various heights by way of an internal system at the central joint and controlled by the counterweight handle at the far end. Stem in brass and enameled steel on lacquered aluminum coating cast iron base with manufacturer’s mark on underside Arredoluce Monza Italy, circa 1950.
Recently rewired to U.S. standards.
maximum height with vertical arm: 84″
height with perpendicular arm: 62″
arm length: 39.5″
base diameter: 13.5″
A. Pansera, A. Padoan and A. Palmaghini, Arredoluce Catalogue Raisonne: 1943-1987, p. 135, cat. 44 for similar example