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Arteluce Fritz Desk Lamp


Materials: Lacquered base with a 2 positions switch; 50% and 100% light.
Metal tubes to the top. Lampshade in blue and white plastic. External transformer 220 to 12 volt.

Height: 54 cm / 21.25”

Width: ∅ 15 cm / 5.90”

Electricity: 1 bulb bi-pin G4 fitting, 20 watt maximum, 12 volt (transformer 220 – 12 volt). Type of light bulb that can be used: LED and halogen or every bulb on 12 volt G4.

Period: 1980s.

Designer: Perry A. King & Santiago Miranda, 1987.

Manufacturer: Arteluce, Milan, Italy.

Other versions: Also made with a green lampshade.

This lamp is a first edition; patent pending on the bottom.


Arteluce was a company that specializes in lighting and interior design and was founded by aeronautical engineer and modern lighting pioneer Gino Sarfatti in Milan, Italy in 1936. In 1974 the company became a division of Flos.

Perry King and Santiago Miranda

Perry King & Santiago Miranda


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