“Grate” is one the most unique pieces you can find from Toni’s Lighting Factory. You just can not reproduce this lamp because I don’t think that anyone even knows what this grate thing is. “Grate” creates a fantastic shadow play around it. Take notice at the leather straps this piece has to seal the grate. It tells that this grate is very old, from the time before the plastic. I bought it from a collector (hoarder) that I met when I was thinking of getting a new red sofa. He had one to sell but when I went to have a look at it it turned out to be the wrong shade of red and I didn’t take it home. instead I took this and a couple of other items.
It took a lot of effort to find and manufacture the proper stand for this piece but finally I succeeded and the result is quite stunning! The pattern of the grate creates a fantastic shadowplay around it!
Did you notice the leather strap that was used to seal this grate around something in the past? This item surely originates from the time before plastic. My estimation would be around mid-century. Now this oddity has a new life as a unique and fantastic piece of lighting!
Height: 28 cm
Price includes VAT 24%