Mantis Floor Lamp BS1 B


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Mantis BS1 B Floor Lamp by Bernard Schottlander for DCW Editions

As an admirer of Alexander Calder, in 1951, Schottlander 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. T

he shade is also unique. Like an acrobat suspended in midair, it is made from aluminum 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.

Designer: Bernard Schottlander, 1951
Manufacturer: DCW éditions Paris
Dimensions: 65"h | 42.5"w | Base: 11.4"Ø dia | Shade: 9"h 10.6"Ø dia


• Steel, Aluminum Construction
• Cable length 78.7"
• Voltage 220/240V
• Watt 15W
• Bulb Type E14 LED
• IP 20
• Light is fully 110V compatible, UL available upon request
• Other lights (table, floor, ceiling, wall) in the series available upon request

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