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1950s Brass Bedside Lamp

 

Materials: Some early plastic for the lampshade. Brass base, feet and handle. Bakelite socket.

Height: 19,5 cm / 7.67”

Width: ∅ 8,5 cm / 3.34”

Electricity: 1 bulb B22, 1 x 25 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1950s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

This bedside table light or even children’s room bedside table lamp – because it’s not glass but plastic – was acquired in France some years ago. It’s got a typical 1950s French switch and plug and it’s got a B22 socket: at that time the standard socket in France. Many of those lights were also made in Italy. Gilardi & Barzaghi made some lights in this style, as many others.

This lamp has 4 feet, most of the time they are made tripod. It is more or less made in the form of a candlestick light.

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