FRENCH MODERNIST FLOOR LAMP JUMO PERRIAND ADNET GUARICHE 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 D.10 big reflector , D.5 1/4 small reflector, rewired with US socket ,good antique condition