Thursday, February 25, 2010

Norman Bel Geddes - "Cobra" desk lamp 1930s USA

A very rare American Streamline / Machine Age "Cobra" desk lamp designed by Norman Bel Geddes one of the greatest industrial designers of 20 century. With original manufacturer's sticker: "Faries Manufacturing Company Decatur, Illinois".

NOTE: This lamp was not designed by Norman Bel Geddes as previously attributed. This claim is substantiated through recently discovered US patent.

Designed by JEAN OTIS REINECKE in 1946 and produced by Faries Manufacturing Co. in Decatur, IL USA. Design Patent: 146,987.

Attribution to Norman Bel Geddes is false!

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