1950s Mid Century modern metal pendant light
$450 or Best Offer
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i run my vintage online shop selling Art Deco, Mid century Mod, Modernist designs from Europe and USA. Also i have a passion for Modernist Art.
a rare large 1950s 60s Mid Century Modern pendant lamp
this classic Modernist cylindrical shaped brushed aluminum downlight with it's beautiful clean, simple, minimalist lines is found in the best examples of Mid Century Modern architecture like the case study houses in Los Angeles and numerous Mid Century houses in Palm Springs.
it has a long thin metal stem and original ceiling cap is included
the interior is done in chrome metal.
it holds one regular size bulb .(bulb not included)
original paper label on the inside : Marco Marvin Electric Mfg. Co. Los Angeles
it carries an older Underwriters Laboratories certification label. (the "UL" marking indicates approval by Underwriters Laboratories). as this is an older label ,the lamp can be dated between the 1950s, 60s.
below is a quote from an add where Marco light designs were used in case study house no. 25 in Los Angeles.
in good vintage condition, No dents, minor wear ,minor surface scratches but this doesn't detract from it's beauty.
tall including stem : 26" ( 66 cm)
diameter width across: 6" ( 15 cm)
pendant tall : 11 1/2" ( 29 cm)
stem tall : 14" ( 35 1/2 cm)
MARCO Marvin Electric MFG. Co. Los ANGELES
Quote from a MARCO add in Architectural magazine in 1962 for Case study house no. 25 in Los Angeles.
"the finest in Architectural design
the case study house no. 25 designed by architects Killingsworth, Brady, Smiths and associates included Marco recessed lighting to achieve the lighting effect so important to the interior.
a smart half exposed 701-4019 light wash an elegant wall and marble fireplace with dramatic , soft light .
The MARCO extensive line of versatile recessed fixtures provides a type for every mood.
Marco also has complete custom design service for special requirements".
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