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Gaetano Sciolari Mid-Century Modern stainless steel and lucite Chandelier

9-Light Chandelier in stainless steel and lucite. A pure Mid-Century Italian masterpiece 

Designer: Gaetano Sciolari

Period: Mid-Century Modern
Date of Manufacture: circa 1970
Origin: Italy
Materials and Techniques: Stainless Steel, Chrome, Lucite
Condition: Very good - a few minor marks to chrome
Vintage item: Wear consistent with age and use

~ 60 cm ( ~ 23.6 in. ) without chain;
~ 90 cm (~ 35.4 in. ) with chain

Diameter: 60-70 cm or 23.6 to 27.5 in.

This is a sculptural, extravagant and yet elegant modernist chandelier designed in the 1970s by the Italian lighting designer Gaetano Sciolari.

The chandelier is created in an angular geometric design.

The vertical chrome tubes support sockets above and cylindrical Lucite tube finals below.

Several rectangular chrome tubes with a soft mat finish connecting the high polished chrome tubes of 9 bulbs and several high polished cylinder.

Your choice of bulbs will create different looks. You can place every type of E14 bulbs on it: classic chrome tipped round bulbs, or tubular bulbs, or even LEDs ones will compliment the fixture nicely.

You can use a dimmer to produce a beautiful play of light like candlelight (see images for an example of this).