Utopia: Lost and Found /01 April 2008


Ugo La Pietra

table lamp
Zama Elettronica
Italy, c. 1968
plastic, acrylic, enameled aluminum
5½ w × 4¼ d × 12 h in (14 × 11 × 30 cm)

The use of color filters within the narrow tube creates the illusion of a hemisphere.

provenance: Fulvio Ferrari, Turin | G. Paganoni, Galleria Modernariato, Milan

literature: Light-Lamps 1968-1973: New Italian Design, Ferrari and Ferrari, fig. 63

estimate: $2,000–3,000
result: $4,800

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