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FRENCH   MODERNIST  FLOOR  LAMP   Jumo Mategot manner  Diabolo

 French modernist  floor lamp made in the 1960's by Jumo ,  an important lamp making company from France who  first introduced task lamp for  industrial office use became widely use in France from the 1940's until the  1970's, there are more than 45 models .Created at Bagnolet France the name is an  assemblage of the creator names , Yves JUjeau , Pierre and Andre MOnique .While  many attribution have been made  pointing to Perriand very little is known about who designed them ,  all of them display an interesting modernist approach with some touch of  classicism .This model  was geared to be in an industrial design as indicated by the finish. The articulation  is made so you can turn on a wide angle the different part without stress to the  wire insuring a safe use. Some of those were used in dentistry , the  "diabolo"  reflector has a clear Guariche touch .The name diabolo come from The diabolo (/diːˈæbəloʊ/  a juggling or circus prop consisting of an axle (British English: bobbin) and  two cups (hourglass/egg timer shaped) or discs derived from the Chinese yo-yo.  This object is spun using a string attached to two hand sticks ("batons" or  "wands").

Size around  fully open  H.70/80   D.10 big reflector , D.5 1/4 ,   rewired with US socket ,good antique  condition  , some oxidation on the base and rod , seal with varnish.

I can be reach at the 310 994 6009 if you want more info , for shipping outside the US please contact me for pricing and condition


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