Big Midgard jointed lamp in original condition
The design of this unique joint lamp with double joint comes from the Curt Fischer, CA 1920 has worked on the idea of “steerable light”. Before the well-known designs by Christian Dell, or Marianne Brandt, Curt Fischer with the all-round mobile workstation lighting implemented the idea of so-called ‘steerable light’. The metal workshop at the Bauhaus in Weimar was lit with Midgard lights and the Bauhaus students and served as inspiration, and is verifiable in the living room furniture by Ilse and Walter Gropius in their house at the Dessau Bauhaus.
After the thorough dismantling, cleaning of all elements, the lamp was tested and rebuilt again.
The lamp has signs of wear consistent with its age and use.
It has a noteworthy patina.
The lamp is in good overall condition appart from some scratches. The aluminium shade has a small dent.
The paint shows some tiny losses on some parts.
The mechanical system of the lamp functions fine.
The joints are held by one screw.
The electrical equipment was renewed and refurbished with a three-wire system and a black cloth coated cord was used.
The light is operated by a switch located on the power cord
The lampbase can be screwed on the table top.
Please refer to the photos for more details.
1. Articulated arm approx. 37cm
2. Articulated arm approx. 55cm
Shade diameter approx. 19cm
Cable length approx. 125 cm with switch
Manufactured in AUMA in Thuringia