French modernist desk lamp made in the 1940's by Jumo , an important lamp making company from France .The lamp Jumo first introduced as 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 very little is known about who designed them , all of them display an interesting modernist approach with some touch of classicism . The articulation is conceived so you can turn on a wide angle the different part without stress to the wire insuring a safe use. 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 . This model has an unusually large aluminum globe.
Size H.22 to 24 depending on angle , Aluminum globe 9 , good antique condition ,there is some scratches and nick from normal use , no oxidation , globe stripped metal ready to be chromed if desired , rewired with American socket
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