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Treetops floor lamp

Italian (Milan)
Designed by Ettore Sottsass (Austrian, 1917–2007), Manufactured by Memphis (Italian (Milan))

Object Place: Europe, Milan, Italy


200.66 cm (79 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; plastic

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe



Green triangular-section base with flat rectangular top from which extends arcing orange rod with red curved “handle” on outside part of curve. Round blue wheel-like unit at top with moveable attachment for bulb: flat black triangle holding yellow rectangular box for bulb. Silver handle to move the bulb unit extends from blue wheel at right angles to the former.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection