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1950s Desk Lamp

Materials: Brass goose neck, brass diffuser, white painted inside. The lampshade is also made in brass and is painted white on the inside. It is mint green painted on the outside. It has a cast iron counterweight in the base. The socket is made of brass and Bakelite.

Height: 37 cm / 9.44” – adjustable

Lampshade: ∅ 30 cm / 6.49”

Base: ∅ 17 cm / 7.87”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 60 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.

Other versions: Made in several colours. Also produced with several different marble bases.

A typical 1950s model and colour. Often attributed to Stilux from Milan, but it is probably not.

The electric components are made in the same period. It could be Italian and it is made in the style of a desk lamp made by Arredoluce, the company of Angello Lelii. The electric components are Italian.

 

Links (external links open in a new window)

Red version of this lamp on 1stdibs.com

Arredoluce lamps on Vintageinfo

1950s Desk Lamp

1950s Desk Lamp - socket

1950s Desk Lamp