FRENCH INDUSTRIAL JIELDE MODERNIST LAMP DOMECQ FLOORLAMP. French modernist lamp made in the 1950's , by Jean Louis Domecq , you can also Google it to find several example on other dealer's sites. It is the original design , other extension can be added to extend the arms using the same principle.The particularity of the connection is the direct contact inside which does not required wires so it can be manipulated in any shape or form desired , all the moving part possibly moving at a 180 % angle. This one is an unusual floor lamp with a custom arm which had an industrial use. It can be use as a floor lamp a reading lamp near a couch. While it has been cleaned I left its original patina.
It can be chromed if desired but I found it more interesting that way. If desired I can spray some silicone to protect against moisture. The name came from his initial J. D , searching for a reliable and practical lamp to equip the machines in his workshop, Jean-Louis Domecq designed and constructed his own creative version.60 to 80 (each arm 16) + 10 for globe and neck. Depending on position , "80 is fully extended including the globe , arm : 16 " each , globe D. 6 1/2 , rewired , good antique condition , there is some scratches from normal use and some superficial oxidation (darker spots) , if you are only looking for a nice piece with history it will be perfect for you. You can also call me at the store 310 994 6009. Sell antiques so expect a normal tear and wear to show even if all my pieces are refinished and considered in perfect antique condition. The item "FRENCH INDUSTRIAL JIELDE MODERNIST DOMECQ FLOOR LAMP" is in sale since Wednesday, February 17, 2010. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Mid-Century Modernism". The seller is "frenchstyle" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States.