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1980s Saturn Desk Lamp

1980s Saturn Desk Lamp

The Robert Sonneman – George Kovacs Desk Lamp was used as a prop in the 2005 Movie “Fun With Dick And Jane” with Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni and Alec Baldwin.

Fun With Dick And Jane (2005) - Robert Sonneman - George Kovacs Desk Lamp

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) – Full Movie HD – Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin

Used as a prop in the 2017 film American Made with Tom CruiseThe story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA.

American Made (2017)


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1980s Saturn Desk Lamp


Materials: Brass and iron, all painted with wrinkle texture paint, glass, dimmer.

Height: 39 cm / 15.35”

Width: 33,3 cm ø / 13.11”

Base: 16, 5 cm ø / 6.49”

Electricity: 1 bulb R7s, 78 mm (0.30”), 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt, halogen.

Period: 1980s.

Designer: Robert Sonneman.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

The original lamp designed by Robert Sonneman (born 1942) is produced by the George Kovacs company from the United States of America. This lamp is different as you can see below. Made entirely in the Milanese Memphisstyle of Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) who designed the Pausania desk lamp for Artemide in 1983. Today Artemide produces a re-edition of the Pausania lamp in version LED TW.

Robert Sonneman – George Kovacs lamp

Ettore Sottsass Pausania Artemide lamp

George Kovacs Table Lamp

Artemide - Ettore Sottsass - Pausania

Used as a prop in the 2013 Movie “Tom at the Farm” (Tom à la ferme). A Canadian psychological thriller directed by and starring Xavier Dolan.

Tom at the Farm (2013)

Tom at the Farm Official Trailer (2013) – Xavier Dolan

Used as a prop in the 1995 Movie “Casino” starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone. In the same room a Jules Wabbes wall lamp.

Casino (1995)