Serpente Floor Lamp by Elio Martinelli - Vintage


Serpente Floor Lamp by Elio Martinelli - Vintage is on order and will be sent as soon as it is back in stock

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Serpente Floor Lamp by Elio Martinelli - Vintage

Vintage lamp edited in 1965 in very good condition

Designate : Elio Martinelli
Brand: Martinelli Luce 
Color: White
Material : lacquered metal
Dimensions: 55 cm long, 120 cm high and 55 cm deep

Availability: In stock

Learn more about this designer

Elio Martinelli is an internationally recognized 20th century Italian designer. After his studies at the School of Fine Arts in Florence, he designed his first models for his father's lamp manufacturing company. Then he opened a studio and became a scenographer. This profession then allows him to express his creativity while giving meaning to his objects. It is oriented towards the interior design of restaurants, hotels and bars. 

He gradually specialized in the production of lamps and in 1950 developed his lighting company, Martinelli Luce. He quickly acquired prizes and awards first in Italy and then throughout the world. Some of his creations are permanent works in museums in New York, Philadelphia and Montreal.
The designer's creations, such as the Serpente, 2764, 660, Panthos or Penombra lamps are iconic pieces of 20th century design. Throughout his life, he was inspired by simple geometric shapes and remained keen on technological innovations.

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Le Serpente floor lamp is one of Elio Martinelli's iconic creations.

His creations are recognizable by the combination of geometric shapes and inspirations that come directly from nature. 

This mix between technological innovations and nature, however, remains simple to represent only the essence of the object, the object then crosses time without going out of fashion.
The Serpente floor lamp, in a uniform white, represents a snake whose tail winds around its base. It features a rotating arm that when rotated shows a snake ready to attack. 

Elio Martinelli's creations have become a symbol of modern Italian design thanks to their futuristic side. The lights were always made of innovative materials for the time such as methacrylate, a kind of thermoplastic resin.

White lacquered metal base, rotating arm, white perspex diffuser.

The central axis allows to orient the lampshade drawing a snake shape.
In very good shape

Delivery and returns


Products in stock, shipped via La Poste Colissimo or GLS, are sent within 48 hours (working days). Your order is delivered to your home within 2 to 5 working days for products in stock.
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The products must be returned in their original packaging, in resalable condition.
Any product returned damaged will not be refunded.
PLEASE NOTE: any "personalized" product (choice of fabric, wood color, custom dimensions, etc.) cannot be reimbursed: the product is not in stock and is specially manufactured by the manufacturer to the customer.

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