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Tutankhamun Table Lamp

 

Materials: Black enameled porcelain decorated with gold (gold paint or gold foil). White painted Bakelite socket. black fabric lampshade. Gold wire decoration.

Total Height: 73 cm / 28.74” 

Height: 48 cm / 18.89”

Width: 45 cm / 17.71”

Width Base: 24 cm / 9.44”

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

Period: 1980s.

Designer: To be appraised, inspired by a design by someone in 1323 BC.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Table lamp made after Tutankhamun’s death mask.

The electric parts are made in the 1980s by the Italian VLM Components company from Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy.

These type of lights made of porcelain en gold decorated are mainly produced in the north of Italy. A famous porcelain producer is Ronzan, established in 1938 in Turin.

 

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King Tut on Wikipedia

VLM Components on Vintageinfo

Other pharaoh lamps on Vintageinfo

Tutankhamun Table Lamp