ANVIA COUNTER BALANCE / ‘7105’ WALL LIGHT

DESIGN: J. J. M. HOOGERVORST 1958

MEASUREMENTS: L ( ARM ) 89, DIA SHADE 27, D ( HOLDER ) 35 CM

PRICE: SOLD

Dutch design icon, this 1950ies metal counter balance wall light, designed by Hoogervorst for the famous Anvia lighting company. Matt black shade and details, chrome bar.
Thanks to the metal swinging arm suspension the light can be directed in almost all positions. The black knob makes it very easy to adjust the light in a second!
Documented in the Anvia catalogue model nr 7105 and also pictured in the Goed Wonen magazine.
The fifties Anvia designs are clearly influenced by the designs of Sarfatti, Stilnovo and Disderot.
Designer J. Hoogervorst can been mentioned together with famous Dutch designers Cees Braakman and Wim Rietveld.

Good condition and in perfect working order, wiring has been replaced and all electrical parts have been checked. Bulbholder normal E 27, suitable for modern LED bulbs. No denting, flaking or scratches, minimal marks. All is complete and ready for instant use!

 

 

 

During the 1950s, lighting company Anvia became succesful developing a great number of subtle lighting designs, inspired by the innovative products of Arteluce and Stilnovo. Thanks to the use of elementary shapes made out of folded steel and slender tube parts their designs outshine in an elegant appearance and evoke the spirit of Dutch midcentury very well.