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GAE AULENTI (1927-2012)

Table lamp model “La Ruspa”
Manufactured by Martinelli Luce
Italy, 1968
White enameled metal

76 cm x 76 cm x 56h cm.
30 in x 30 in x 22h in.

“Lampade,” Domus, no. 463, June 1968, p. 65
“Rassegna Domus,” Domus, no. 509, April 1979, p. 542
Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950/1980, Milan, 1985, p. 283
Margherita Petranzan, Gae Aulenti, Milan, 1996, pp. 51, 62, 213
Fulvio Ferrari and Napoleone Ferrari, Luce: Lampade 1968-1973: il nuovo design italiano, Turin, 2002, fig. 11

A unique variation on her table lamp “La Ruspa”, this model features four adjustable arms as opposed to the standard one, each with two rotating curved shades. This model was displayed in the Laverne International showroom in Philadelphia.