Marble & Reed Table Lamp
Materials: Brown marble, nickel-plated brass, brass, brown velvet lampshade. Bakelite sockets.
Height: 73 cm / 28.74”
Width: 35,5 cm / 13.97”
Base: 11 x 11 cm / 4.33 x 4.33”
Electricity: 3 bulbs E14, 3 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised, probably inspired by a lamp designed by Maison Charles, Paris: “Vase Roseaux” (reeds vase) and often sold as a Maison Charles or Maison Jansen table lamp. The Maison Charles table lamps always have a stamp in the metal on the back of the foot with the company’s name on. The Vase Roseaux is still in production, you can find it on the website of Maison Charles.
Manufacturer: Société Anonyme Boulanger, Liege, Belgium.
These lamps were made in many versions, you can find several examples here on Vintageinfo.
S.A. Boulanger is famous for the large amount of lamps the company produced that were designed by Gaetano Sciolari. S.A. Boulanger ended business somewhere in the 1980s. Little is known about the company.
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