Kaiser Idell 6556-T original light with beautiful patinaRef: 000253
A beautiful rare example of the original Kaiser Idell table light model 6556-T, designed by Christian Dell in the 1930s with 'ORIGINAL KAISER IDELL' stamp on the shade rear. Superb industrial patina, manufactured by Kaiser & Co, Neheim-Husten, Germany.
From 1922 to 1925 Dell worked as a foreman in the metal workshop at the Bauhaus in Weimar where he developed his pioneering ideas and aesthetics. In 1926 he began sketching lamps, usually for the lamp factory Gebr. Kaiser & Co The Kaiser Idell series has since become a symbol of Germanic design, with exquisite choice of materials and precise engineering. The term 'idell' refers to the word idea and his lastname Dell while 'Kaiser' is a reference to the original manufacturer.
Dim: H48 x D. 15 Base D 18 cm
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