$2400 POUL HENNINGSEN Plate lamp Louis Poulsen Denmark, 1958 copper, enameled copper 17 dia x 8 h inches The Plate lamp was originally designed for the Langelinie Pavilion, Copenhagen in 1958. literature Light Years Ahead: The Story of the PH Lamp Louis Poulsen, Jorstian and Nielsen, ppg. 279-280 condition All original. There is significant loss to interior enamel surface and some uneven patination to copper exterior.
Do you know this man? :) Now you do, it's Poul Henningsen! His most valuable contribution to design was within lamp design. He invented the so-called PH-lamp in 1925, which in various incarnations used the breakings of light. It was manufactured by Louis Poulsen. His best-known models are the PH Artichoke and PH 5. http://www.louispoulsen.com
Peeling the Layers of Poul Henningsen’s Timeless Artichoke
Henningsen created the first Artichokes on commission for the Langelinie Pavilion in Copenhagen, 1958