Pair of Large Flush Mounts by Raak Amsterdam
Pair of large flush mounts by RAAK Amsterdam 'Dauwdruppels' ('Dewdrops'). 75 Watt E26/27 bulbs, diameter 7.3 in. (18.5 cm), height 15.0 inches (38 cm).
‘RAAK Lighting Architecture’ was founded in Amsterdam 1954. As the company name suggests, RAAK aimed at the professional market from the start on. In the 30 years RAAK existed it produced many daring models, quite often designed by prominent artists like Tapio Wirkkala, Sergio Asti, Casati & Ponzio and Lomazzi, D’Urbino & De Pas. The exceptional large and diverse creative output during the 1960s and 1970s makes the company Stand out in Dutch design history.
Literature: Catalogus 9, RAAK Amsterdam, pag. 71.