Pair of brass table lamps by Ingo Maurer from the 1970s. Ingo Maurer is the son of a fisherman and grew up on the island Reichenau in Lake of Constance with four siblings. After an apprenticeship as typesetter, he studied graphic design in Munich, Germany. 1960 Maurer left Germany for the USA, where he worked in New York and San Francisco as a freelance graphic designer. In 1963, he moved back to Germany, and founded Design M, a company developing and manufacturing lamps after his own designs. The company was later renamed to "Ingo Maurer GmbH". One of his first designs, «Bulb» (1969) has been included in the design collection of the Museum of Modern Art in 1969.
Bamboe Table Lamps by Ingo Maurer, Germany, 1970s
- CreatorIngo Maurer (Designer)Of the PeriodMid-Century ModernPlace of OriginGermanyDate of Manufacture1969Period1960-1969Materials and TechniquesHand-CraftedBrassConditionGood. Without shades; purper shades where just for the pictures .WearWear consistent with age and useDimensions22.05 in.H56 cmHDiameter8.27 in. (21 cm)DealerJan de Raad / COLLECTABLES / 's-Hertogenbosch, NLNumber of Items2