Articulated Italian Mira table lamp by Mario Arnaboldi for Programmaluce, in white enameled metal. Date of manufacture 1983.
Dimensions: height 21.3 (54 cm), width 32.3 in. (82 cm), depth 5.9 inches (15 cm). Diameter base 5.9 inches (15 cm).
The lamp takes a G9 halogen bulb. Marked.
After graduating from the famous Politecnico di Milano, Mario Antonio Arnaboldi (1932) moved to the IUAV architecture University of Venice, where he worked together with Franco Albini and Ernesto Nathan Rogers of BBPR. Back in his native Milan in 1958 Arnaboldi established his own architectural office, which still exists today. In his career, which spans over six decades and all continents of the world, Arnaboldi has designed numerous buildings and products. Besides he is a prolific writer and has taught architecture both in Italy and the USA. In the field of lighting design Arnaboldi has served well known Italian brands like OLuce and Guzzini. The Mira table lamp, which was designed for Programmaluce in 1983, is extremely versatile: as it can be set in an infinite number of positions.
Literature: - C. Fiell & P. Fiell, 1000 Lights: Vol. 2, 1960 to present (Cologne 2005), p. 338-339 (for the floor lamp version).
Mira Table Lamp by Mario Arnaboldi for Programmaluce
Beautiful condition, some discoloration of the lamp shade; small paint scuff on one of the arms.