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1950s Perforated Trumpet Floor Lamp

Materials: Completely made of brass. Light blue painted conical perforated aluminium lampshades, white painted inside.  Bakelite sockets with a rotary switch.

Height: 185 cm / 72.83”

Width: 40 cm / 15.74”, adjustable brass goosenecks until 110 cm / 43.30”

Base: ∅ 25 cm / 9.84”

Electricity: 3 light bulbs E27, 3 x 75 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.

Many of these type of floor lamps were produced in Italy and France. This floor lamp has a rotary switch on every lamp and also a general foot switch. The foot switch is probably installed in a later period in time. Completely made of brass, the sockets are made of Bakelite and have a rotary switch, also in Bakelite.

Similar perforations in the lampshade were also used for lamps designed by Louis Kalff and produced by Philips. Below the NX27 wall lamp. Maybe this floor lamp is a design by Louis Kalff (but probably not). Also no label of Philips is present.

1950s Trumpet Floor Lamp - Perforated Conical Lampshades

1950s Trumpet Floor Lamp - brass middle piece connector

Philips NX27 Wall Lamp - Design Louis Kalff