Marcello Cuneo Longobarda table lamp for Gabbianelli, Italy 1966

Ceramic table lamp Longobarda, designed by Marcello Cuneo for Gabbianelli, Italy 1966. The Longobarda lamp was the first ceramics lamp cast in one piece. The lamp is in perfect condition. It was designed in 1966 and in 1967 it received the “Andrea Palladio” Award by Salone Internazionale della Ceramica (International Ceramics Show), Vicenza, for Industrial Design applied to ceramics. In 1972 it was exhibited at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) during the “Italy: new domestic landscape” exhibition and at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on occasion of the “Introduction to design” exhibition in 1973. Longobarda’s name has been chosen because the lamp’s profile recalls that of an ancient Longobard’s helmet.

DesignerMarcello CuneoManufacturerGabbianelliModelLongobarda table lampYear1966MaterialceramicMeasurementsH 26 ø 16 CMQuantity1ConditionexcellentPriceSOLD