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Val Saint Lambert Eclair Table Lamp - Val St. Lambert signature

Val Saint Lambert Eclair Table Lamp - Mathot - Vanhoffelen label

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History of the Val Saint Lambert company
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Mathot-vanhoffelen website

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Val Saint Lambert Eclair Table Lamp


Condition: In perfect condition.

Materials: Pink, purple and clear crystal glass, chromed brass part on top, Bakelite socket, fabric lamp shade.

Total Height: 45,5 cm – 17.91”

Height: 27 cm – 10.62”

Width foot: 12,5 m – 4.92”

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

Period: 1950s- 1960s – Mid-Century modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Val Saint Lambert, Seraing, Belgium.

Val Saint Lambert or Val St. Lambert was founded by chemist François Kemlin and polytechnic (Master of Science in Engineering) Auguste Lelièvre in the abandoned Cistercian Val-Saint-Lambert Abbey in Seraing, Belgium in 1826. François Kemlin had previously worked for the Vonêche crystal works in the Ardennes, also in Belgium. Val Saint Lambert is well known for its Art Nouveau and Art Deco glass pieces.

Marked on the bottom “Val St Lambert”

On the bottom sticks an old label from Mathot-Vanhoffelen, it still is a famous wedding lists and gift shop in the Lange Nieuwstraat and the Jezusstraat in Antwerp, Belgium. The family business was founded in 1882.

Val Saint Lambert Eclair Table Lamp with an early lampshade
(photo from a catalogue of the early 1960s)

Val Saint Lambert Eclair Table Lamp - Catalogue 1960s

Val Saint Lambert craftsmen at work