Beautiful white vintage Mushroom Lamp by Guzzini from the 1970s. Considering its age this chrome table lamp with white plastic shade is still in very good condition. The lamp is marked, iGuzzini. Very Good conditions; no defects, but it may show slight traces of use. Wiring checked by an electrician
Measurement: Width: 48 cm | Height: 41 cm
Material:Plastic and Chrome plated
Color: White and Silver
Country of manufacture: Italy
Year of creation: During the 1970s
Style: Mid-Century, Italian Modern
Sustainability: Pre-Owned furniture is the highest form of sustainability. This masterpiece carries stories from past which makes it unique in its own right, and eco-efficient to the environment. It's one of a kind.
Harvey Guzzini is often mistakenly thought to be the name of a lighting designer active in the 1960s and 1970s. But in fact the label belongs to a lighting manufacturing company, which was founded by six Guzzini brothers—Raimondo, Giovanni, Virgilio, Giuseppe, Adolfo and Giannunzio—who were inspired by the 1950 film Harvey starring James Stewart.
Compounding the historical record even further, it seems that the Guzzini company rebranded many times in the 20th century, going by, at various points, Harvey Creazioni, Harvey Guzzini, Guzzini, iGuzzini, and Illuminazione Guzzini. Harvey Creazioni was originally founded in 1959 in Recanti (on the east central coast of Italy) by Raimondo, focusing on the production of copper-plated decorative objects. Four years later, in June 1963, the six brothers joined together and established Harvey Creazioni di Guzzini, expanding production to include pendant lighting, sconces, and lamps, floor lamps. The brothers employed architect-designer Luigi Massoni—who was introduced to the Guzzini brothers by leading plastic importer Maurizio Adreani—as head of design, branding, public relations, and advertizing.
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