original VINTAGE COBRA lamp, ELIO MARTINELLI 1968

A beautiful marriage between function and geometry, the Cobra from 1968 has become a timeless classic. Its base can rotate 360 degrees and so can the upper half, making it very flexible and elegant, like an interactive sculpture. 

The Cobra is quite big and heavy. Over the years the production process has undergone some shortcuts. This is the original first version in a beautiful condition. It is made out of moulded resin, which was highly innovative at the time. The inside of the shade has the original aluminium to reflect the light. The lamp is marked on the bottom. It still has the original Castiglioni switch

  • Designer

    Elio Martinelli
  • Manufacturer

    Martinelli Luce
  • Year of design

    1968
  • Country

    Italy
  • Materials

    Moulded resin, aluminium
  • Dimensions

    H: 40, Diam 35 cm
  • Condition

    Excellent
  • Price

    €1100,-

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