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Industrial Gooseneck Desk Lamp

 

Materials: brass, cast iron, black painted brass, red painted brass, brass socket with a porcelain ring.

Height: 35 cm / 13.77” – adjustable

Base: ∅ 12 cm – 4.72”

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: 1930s – 1940s.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

On the switch is printed: erk 2011 DWPa. No other marks were found on the electric parts.

Lamps like this one were produced by the German company Gebr. Kaiser & Co. Leuchten KG. They made many industrial lights, most of them designed by Christian Dell (1893–1974).

Similar lamps were produced by the American O.C. White Company, Thorndike, Massachusetts.

 

Links (external links open in a new window)

O.C. White Company

Christian Dell – Wikipedia

Gebr. Kaiser & Co. Leuchten KG – Wikipedia

Gebr. Kaiser & Co. Leuchten KG lights on Vintageinfo

Christian Dell biography here on Vintageinfo

Industrial Desk Lamp

Industrial Desk Lamp