Mantis BS1 Floor Lamp
An admirer of Alexander Calder, in 1951 Schottlander created the Mantis series. 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, 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.
His lights, with their eternal play between balance and imbalance, reveal some of the secrets of what we mean by ‘solid’ and ‘empty’. And like his idol’s mobiles they appear to defy the laws of gravity.
360 degree rotation and 5 positions. Available in satin black. Round base also available.
The Mantis collection also includes table, wall and ceiling lights.
Steel and aluminium shade
Base width: 56cm
Cable length: 2m with inline switch
Light source: 1 E14 - ESL 11W
In stock and ready to despatch! UK delivery usually 3-7 days. Larger items and non mainland addresses will take a little longer.
Quick Ship false weeks
Good news! This popular item is usually available on a quick lead time in the finish you selected (other options may have different lead time).
Default two man delivery notice
Default two man delivery information
Bespoke terms & Conditions Title
This item is made specially for you and special terms apply (see Terms and Conditions). Lead times are provided as an estimate and can vary. Read More
Made to Order false weeks
This item is made specially for you in the options you choose and special terms apply. Lead times are provided as an estimate only and can vary.
Lead time 3-4 weeks
Lead times are provided as a general guide to what is typical for this product but can vary depending on the specific variant and quantity you choose as well as current availability. Read More
This product is out of stock or not currently available to buy.
Added to your basket