Very Rare Mid Century Lightolier Gerald Thurston Tension Pole Scissor Lamp…. One of Gerald Thurston’s contributions to lighting design, the “scissor lamp” stands as a seminal work, inaugurating the designer within the ranks of Mid-Century icons. Featuring metal and brass, its definitive of the functional design characteristic to Mid-Century Modernism furnishings. Condition is used functional. The scissor mechanism and adjustments function fine. Lamp has no mesh diffuser screen and On Off button may need replacement or adjustment although it turns on when plugged in. Spring tension unit in pole housing supports perfect when placed in vertical position. This is the original scissor pole mount lamp and not the more common wall mount type. This is a nearly 50 year old item and appears to have the standard wear and use. Pole Length- 105.5. Any questions, please ask before purchasing. Every attempt has been made to describe accurately and provide representative photos. If in doubt, ask any questions before purchasing. Please review all pics as they are part of the description. Please inquire with questions as well. As with all vintage and classic period items imperfections are common. The item “Very Rare Mid Century Lightolier Gerald Thurston Tension Pole Scissor Lamp” is in sale since Saturday, June 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Periods & Styles\Mid-Century Modernism”. The seller is “dannysale32″ and is located in Cerritos, California. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Sub-Style: American
- Type: Tension Pole
- Style: Modern
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Maker: Lightolier