“Impiccato” counterweight ceiling lamp for Artemide
Vico Magistretti

Italy, 1972

This lamp is fixed to the ceiling only at its center, and it is kept in place by a counterweight system that allows it to rotate it completely and move forward and backwards.
This lamp was concieved in order to place the pendant light in any part of the room, even if the light socket is usually mounted in the center of the ceiling.

Varnished aluminum, Cellidor opaline shade (a plastic resin obtained from cellulose). Mounting 1 E27 lightbulb.
Good vintage conditions. See condition report below by clicking on "info".

Dimensions (total W x shade D):
215 x 48 cm / 84,6 x 18,9 in

- Vanni Pasca, Vico Magistretti. L'eleganza della ragione, Milano, Idea Books 1991
- Artemide period catalogues

Also available for rent