French modernist lamp made in the 1950's, by Super chrome It is in original condition , the arm has 3 articulations including a half flexible arm , finish is a grainy enamel , made of steel with bakelite knob , switch in a metallic housing, rewired with US socket C.1940-50.
We live in a world where mass production has overtaken the individual craftsman. "Architects, painters, sculptors, we must all return to crafts! For there is no such thing as "professional art."
Walter Adolph George Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) Fonder of the Bauhaus school .
Size H.30 fully extended , 22 bent , globe D.7 , rewired ,with a US compliant socket and new switch , good antique condition ,there is some scratches from normal use and some superficial oxidation ( darker spots)