Nelson’s Bubble Lamp Saucer
- Design George Nelson, 1947
- Steel skeleton, self-webbing soft plastic
- Made in USA by Modernica
It was in 1947 that George Nelson became inspired by a self webbing material used to moth-ball ships in New York and he convinced himself it would be perfect for lighting. He made a metal frame, tracked down the source of the webbing material and by the next day he created a big glowing sphere and the Bubble Lamp was born. Modernica has faithfully produced the bubble lamps to the exact specifications using the original Howard Miller factory tooling. Each lamp includes a 5.25″ dia. brushed, nickel-plated steel ceiling plate and six feet of white lamp cord (please note the extra large saucer includes 9-feet of white cord).
UL rated | 150 watt max* | *60W max for small size
- small: 7″ h | 17.5″ dia.
- medium: 10″ h | 25″ dia.
- large: 14″ h | 35″ dia.
- gigantic: 22″ h | 50″ dia.
Prices range from $269.00 to $1,395.00