Mantis BS4 Ceiling Lamp
In 1951, Bernard Schottlander designed and created the Mantis series of lamps. Movement is intrinsic to all of Schottlander’s work: an artist, an engineer and in no small measure a handyman, he devised a clever system of counterweights combined with a series of strong, and flexible metal bars.The shade also is unique of its kind. Like an acrobat suspended in mid-air, it is made from aluminium using spinning and chasing techniques that are a part of the metalworker’s inventory of skills, but to which he has brought his sculptor’s eye to create a helical movement in which the symmetrical and the asymmetrical are in opposition.
Dimensions (mm): 1020 (H) x 440 (W) x Shade 230 (H) x øCover 110
Materials: Steel and Aluminium Shade