Old Midgard scissor lamp Midgard with enameled shade
The design of this unique 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, rust removal of all elements, the lamp was polished brushed clear coated and rebuilt again.
The lamp has signs of wear consistent with its age and use.
It has a noteworthy patina.
It has been polished to give it a steel look.
The lamp is engraved with the Midgard sun on the head.
The mechanical system of the lamp functions fine. The hinge of the dome is laterally a bit weak.
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.
The lamp can be easily attached to the wall with the wall-mount bracket and screws.
Please refer to the photos for more details.
Articulated arm approx. 45cm
Scissors ca 17-78 cm
Lamp total length up to 145cm
Wall Mount height 50 cm
Shade diameter 16, 5 cm
E27 socket with rotary switch
Cable length approx. 290 cm
Manufactured in AUMA in Thuringia