Hanging Lamp by Gaetano SCIOLARI (13 lights), 1960s
Early nickel plated ceiling light designed by Gaetano Sciolari. Italy, SCIOLARI, 1960s.
The CUBIC ceiling lamp with 13 light fittings, nickel plated frame, plexiglass diffusers, designed and produced by Sciolari. Original round label attached.
While the company "Sciolari Lighting" has been around since 1892, it was their most famous offspring (Angelo) Gaetano Sciolari (1927-1994), who went on to design lamps for the Italian manufacturer STILNOVO which were imported tot the U.S. by LIGHTOLIER of New York and Progress Lighting. His lamps and chandeliers were highly successful with high-end interior designers on both sides of the Atlantic. Sciolari`s first designs were Atom inspired pendants, but in the 1960’s he shifted to conventional chandelier forms like the Neoclassical Sciolari from the Ovali collection. Manufactures included Stilnovo (Italy), Boulanger (Belgium) and Stilkronen (Germany).
Some of the cubic chandelier designs were used in TV and film, such as DALLAS and SPACE 1999.
Excellent vintage condition.