Artichoke pendant designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958 and made by Louis Poulsen. This artichoke chaped hanging lamp is made of brushed steel and has a diameter of 60 cm. This is an original early pendant made in the 1960s. Due to its unique construction it gives no direct lighting. Dimensions: h x b x d = 58 x 60 x 60 cm. Material: brushed and enameled metal and chrome. Marked: Louis Poulsen. Source: Book 1000 lamps, Taschen 1879 until 1959 page 538 and catalog Indoor lamps, page 16.
Condition: very good, minimal wear consistent with age and use. This lamp has been completely cleaned (see last four photos) and checked. This lamp consists of 72 slats, 12 rows of 6 slats. The suspension cables, ceiling cap and decorative tube are replaced by original Louis Poulsen parts.