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Neolamp Italy Sirio Sattinata 220 volt - 25 Watt

Neolamp Italy Sirio Sattinata 220 volt - 25 Watt

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Gaetano Sciolari Chrome Chandelier


Condition: In excellent condition.

Materials: Chromed metal, Bakelite sockets.

Height: 80 cm – 31.49”

Width: 50 cm – 19.68”

Electricity: 10 + 3 bulbs E14 (2 circuits) – 10 + 3 x 60 watt max – 110/220 volt. Any type of lamp can be used, preferably bulbs made by Neolamp Italy. The company does not exist any more. The name of the bulb is Sirio. They exist in white/opaque, clear and satin. The bulbs used here on Vintageinfo are the satin bulbs, the “Sirio Sattinata“. These bulbs are hard to find these days.

Period: 1960s – 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Angelo Gaetano Sciolari (1927-1994).

Manufacturer: Société Anonyme Boulanger, Liège, Belgium.

Other versions: Exist in a smaller version, floor lamp, table lamp and wall lamp. Also made in brass.

Angelo Gaetano Sciolari graduated with a degree in architecture but wanted to be a filmmaker. This course came to an abrupt end when in 1949 his father suddenly died and he took over the Sciolari Lighting company at the age of 22.

His first designs in the 1950s were Sputnik inspired pendants; off course it was the space age.

In the 1960s he created refined, futuristic and sharp classical style chandeliers. Lines were clean and sculptural and materials such as crystal and ice glass sparkled with a voluptuously luxurious coolness and he started combining brass with chrome.

He led the family business with a passionate vision and within years, he expanded the business and started working with other light companies worldwide.

Gaetano Sciolari created lamps for Stilnovo and Stilkronen (Italy), Lightolier and Progress Lighting (USA), S.A. Boulanger (Belgium), Helestra and Leola (West Germany), Lyfa (Denmark) and off course for his own Italian family business; the Sciolari company in Rome and a seat in Milan, where all the lighting business at that time was present.

S.A. Boulanger is famous for the large amount of lamps the company produced that are designed by Gaetano Sciolari. S.A. Boulanger ended business somewhere in the 1980s.

Brass version, you can find it over here on Vintageinfo.

Gaetano Sciolari Brass Chandelier