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Egoluce Desk Light

 

Materials: Brass base, brass swing arm, brass lampshade; white painted inside. Cast-iron counterweight, Bakelite socket.

Height: 40 cm / 15.74”

Width lampshade: 15.5 cm / 6.10”

Width: 51 cm / 20.07”

Base: 20 x 15 cm / 7.87” x 5.90”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s – 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Cedric Hartman is one of those designers that created several lights in this style in the 1960s.

Manufacturer: Egoluce, Pero, Milan, Italy.

Egoluce was founded in 1978 and has been creating lamps ever since. Mostly collaborating with Italian companies and craftsmen in order to offer its clients a high tech and design product.

Famous lights by Egoluce are: Avio table lamp in 1978, Ikaro table lamp and Ping Pong wall lamp in 1980, Master desk lights in 1981, Tiramisu pendant light in 1984. Raster floor and pendant light in 1984. Twist table lamp in 1985.

The Egoluce desk light has an Achille Castigilioni VLM switch 475.

 

Links (external links open in a new window)

Egoluce website

History of Egoluce on the company’s website

Brass on Wikipedia

Cedric Hartman website

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Achille Castigilioni VLM switch 475 on Vintageinfo

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