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Attributed to Gaetano Sciolari, circa 1960. Gold plated metal and opaline glass. 26cm x 20cm x 20cm x (10.2 x 7.8 x 7.8 x inches).


Glamorous and futuristic, these beautiful lamps feel like they were designed for a mid century Sci Fi movie. Extremely bold in form and finish, they have a real feeling of heft, solidity and substance.


Not just an exercise in great aesthetics, they are a masterclass in functional design as well.  The opaline glass giving the most wonderful diffuse, warm, even light. These will certainly look amazing anywhere, but we feel they are the perfect bedside lamps.



Newly rewired to modern UK standards with Ivory braided cable and a new inline switch. Overall excellent condition with the normal age related wear to the gold plate (overall spotting/tarnishing which gives them a wonderful patina similar to a crackle glaze finish on a ceramic). Please see images. Opaline glass is in perfect condition. The top caps are lined in white enamel to the interior, and have no loss of enamel (this and the ventilation holes keep the tops cold while the light is on).


UK shipping is £50, excluding NI and hard to reach parts of the mainland. Please contact for international shipping quote

Mid century Sciolari gold and opaline table lamps

  • We are happy to accept returned items if they arrive damaged or are not as described. No other reason will guarantee a refund. Please study images carefully, they count as part of the description. We are happy to supply additional information and images on request

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