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) – Full Movie HD – Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin
Used as a prop in the 2017 film American Made with Tom Cruise. The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA.
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.
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 Memphis–style 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.
Links (external links open in a new window)
Biography Robert Sonneman
Biography Ettore Sottsass
Robert Sonneman website
George Kovacs website
Artemide Pausania table lamp on the Artemide website
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005 film) on Wikipedia
Tom at the Farm (2013 film) on Wikipedia
Casino (1995 film) on Wikipedia
American Made (2017 film) on Wikipedia
Robert Sonneman – George Kovacs lamp
Ettore Sottsass Pausania Artemide lamp
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 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.