Vintage BAUHAUS Idell 6580 Desk Lamp, design Christian DELL
Table lamp designed by Christian Dell. Germany, Kaiser Idell, 1930s.
An early example of the mod. '6580 Super' table lamp, with two chrome plated tubular steel arms and black enamelled reflectors (inside white). All original hardware, marked 'Original Kaiser Idell' on reflector mountings. The height of the arms can be adjusted.
Literature: Fiell/ Fiell, 1000 Lights, Cologne2006, p 204, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue: Die Metallwerkstatt am Bauhaus, Bauhaus Archiv Berlin 1992, no 162.
Vintage condition, lots of patina. Sratches and rubbed areas.