Made in the 1920's this task lamp was  originally designed in France by Mazda , this one look like an early model  of the Gras  but it is a Mazda  .The cast steel with pivoting ball joint and table-top clamp show the dedication  to improving the working conditions of mass laborers . An admirer of the lamp's  efficient, streamlined design, Swiss architect Le Corbusier used those in his offices and architectural projects ( as pictured )Stripping  the old paint  expose the patina of the steel and different metal , those metal   are usually alloy steel  superior in quality to the recycled metal used in mass  produced duplicate and  recent lamp. After being  polished their variation of  tone from the mark of use and passing of time create a  warm effect and  a  connection to the authentic .Size H.31 to 38 fully extended , globe D.5.5 good antique condition , small dent on globe , light scratch on metal


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