Midgard DDRP black scissor lamp typ 1000-II
The design of this scissor lamp 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 painted and rebuilt again.
The lamp has few signs of wear consistent with its age and use.
The lamp is in very good overall condition appart from some scratches.
The lamp is engraved with MIDGARD DDRP on head, marked with Midgard R2 on the shade.
The mechanical system of the lamp functions perfectly.
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 rotary switch located on the lamp socket.
Please refer to the photos for more details.
Full length up to 110 cm
Sahde diameter approx 17,5 cm
Height: 40 cm
Length cable ca 350cm
Bakelite bulb socket E27 with rotary switch
Manufactured in Auma, Germany