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Rico Baltensweiler


table lamp (j)

Year of origin



chromium plated steel
rubber coated metal
very good original conditoin
h 50 / w 40 / d 20 cm

The double pivoting table lamp designed by Rico Baltensweiler can be posed in various positions and stands on a rubber coated metal base, the adjustable pole is chromium plated steel. The fluorescent tube is covered with a aluminium shade, which is also adjustable. Manufactured by Baltensweiler AG. We have various examples in stock. The Swiss designer created a lamp series for Knoll international in 1959 and was commissioned with noumerous prestigious large-scale-projects including the Luzern train station restaurant, the aula of the Van Leer-foundation in Jerusalem, for the theatre and art center Luzern and the theatre Zurich. He received the art price of the city Luzern. Both H. Fillekes and Gino Sarfatti show resemblances to the designs.