AGI Scissor Wall Lamp
Materials: Black/dark grey painted iron. Some brass and nickel-plated parts. Metal and porcelain socket. Porcelain and brass rotary switch on the lampshade.
Opened: +- 120 cm / 47.24”
Closed: +- 50 cm / 19.68”
Lampshade: ∅ 14,5 cm / 5.70”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1930s – Interbellum/interwar period, Bauhaus/Art Deco.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: AGI Belgium.
Other versions: Made in several sizes and forms.
Little is known about the Belgium company AGI. There is nothing to be found in the Belgian Official Journal about the company/factory; it must be long gone. To be continued!
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