Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 10

Gae Aulenti Floor Light Three Shades Stilnovo, Italy, 1971



70" floor lamp by Gae Aulenti for Stilnovo (marked) with three adjustable shades, Italy circa 1975 Original Stilnovo floor light with 3 adjustable shades from chromes metal and black plastic. The thick stem is from polished aluminum, the foot made out of cast iron. The overall condition is good to very good, it shows minimal superficial losses in some parts, otherwise in good original and working condition with the original plug and switch. It's marked Stilnovo. Dimensions: 70.1" x approx. 20".


  • Creator
    Stilnovo (Manufacturer),Gae Aulenti (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 70.1 in. (178.06 cm)Diameter: 20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. lacquer losses in some parts, deformations of the mesh base the glass shows no cracks or chips. Otherwise in good vintage and working condition.
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU993523531202

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$890 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 1-3 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Vienna, Austria
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 10 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About the Designer

Gae Aulenti

The Italian architect and designer Gae Aulenti will forever be best remembered for her work with museums, in particular her 1980-86 renovation of a Beaux Arts Paris train station to create the galleries of the Musée d’Orsay. Aulenti — whose first name, short for Gaetana, is pronounced “guy” — should also be recalled for her tough intellectual spirit and for working steadily when few women found successful architectural careers in postwar Italy. After she graduated from the Milan Polytechic in 1954, Aulenti opened an architectural office. She also joined the staff of the progressive architectural magazine Casabella, whose editorial line was that the establishment, orthodox modernism of Le Corbusier and the Bauhaus, had outlived it usefulness. When their movement for fresh approaches to architecture and design received a sympathetic hearing, Aulenti found patrons — most prominently Gianni Agnelli, of Fiat, who later employed her to renovate the Palazzo Grassi in Venice for use as an arts exhibition space. Commissions for showrooms and other corporate spaces brought Aulenti to furniture design. She felt that furniture should never dominate a room. Her chairs and sofas — low-slung, with rounded enameled metal frames and ample seats — and tables, particularly her 1972 marble “Jumbo” coffee table for Knoll, project solidity and sturdiness. In lighting design, however, Aulenti is bravura. Each work has a marvelous sculptural presence. Pieces such as her “Pipistrello” table lamp and “Quadrifoglio” pendant are a perfect marriage of organically-shaped glass and high-tech fixtures. Others have a futuristic elegance—and some even have a touch of personality. Aulenti’s “Pileino” and “La Ruspa” table lamps each look almost like little robots. Her lighting pieces are an artful grace note in the career of a woman who believed in strength.
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Vienna, Austria

A destination for collectors, designers and architects from around the world, Derive specializes in carefully curated, unique pieces of postwar and postmodern design from such manufacturers as Lobmeyr, B&B Italy and Maison Jansen and distinguished designers like Josef Hoffmann, Ettore Sottsass and Max Ingrand. Derive also offers a full...

Diamond Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 2011
1stDibs seller since 2013
482 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Vintage Floor Lamp by Gae Aulenti for Stilnovo, Italy, 1974
By Gae Aulenti, Stilnovo
Located in Roma, IT
Gae Aulenti floor lamp is an original decorative object designed by the Italian designer Gae Aulenti (Palazzolo dello Stella,1927 - Milan, 2012 ) and produced for Stilnovo in 1974. ...

Vintage 1970s Italian Floor Lamps


Metal, Chrome

Metal Floor Lamp by Gae Aulenti & Livio Castiglioni, Stilnovo, 1972
By Gae Aulenti, Livio Castiglioni, Stilnovo
Located in Berlin, DE
Gae Aulenti and Livio Castiglioni floor lamp for Stilnovo Italy, 1972. Chromed metal and aluminium floor lamp with cast iron base. The four round lights can be rotated in all dire...

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps



1960s Italian Design Floor Light by Gae Aulenti Blown Glass Spherical Shade
By Gae Aulenti
Located in London, GB
1960s Italian design floor light by Gae Aulenti for La Murrina. The spherical globe shaped shade in clear, green, brown and amber glass freeform waved stripes with a black enameled m...

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps



Gae Aulenti Oracolo Floor Lamp for Artemide, Italy, 1970s
By Artemide, Gae Aulenti
Located in Milan, IT
Architect Gae Aulenti Oracolo floor lamp for Artemide, Italy, 1970s.

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps



Floor Lamp with Three Glass Shades Stilnovo 1950s Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
The Italian 1950s floor lamp is attributed to Stilnovo having all the elements associated with the company combining glass, enameled black steel, brass and marble. The three brass ar...

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps


Marble, Metal, Brass

Quadrifoglio Floor Lamp by Gae Aulenti for Harvey Guzzini, Italy, 1970s
By Gae Aulenti, Harvey Guzzini
Located in Rome, IT
Quadrifoglio floor lamp designed by Gae Aulenti for Harvey Guzzini in 1974. Polished chrome circular base and four chrome stems support a molded white acrylic four leaf clover shaped...

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps


Aluminum, Chrome, Metal

1950s Brass Stilnovo Style Floor Lamp with Three Opaline Shades, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Naples, IT
Made in Italy floor lamp produced in the 1950s. Black painted metal stem, three brass arms and white opal glass diffusers in the style of Stilnovo. Brass switch on the base. Good ...

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps


Metal, Brass

Mid Century Floor Lamp by Gae Aulenti for Stilnovo in Dark Green, circa 1975
By Stilnovo
Located in Berlin, DE
This floor lamp was produced by Stilnovo in Italy. It is made from military green lacquered metal with two lampshades that can be adjusted and swiveled. It is a very rare piece with...

Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps



The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery