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1950s Metal Floor Lamp

Materials: Black and white painted iron, nickel-plated brass. Black and white grid metal perforated lampshade. Brass socket.

Height: 184 cm / 25.39” – adjustable.

Base: 36 x 37 cm / 14.17” x 14.56”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Mathieu Matégot (1911 – 2001) – attributed.

Manufacturer: Artimeta, Soest, The Netherlands – attributed.

Presumably this floor lamp was made by Artimeta, Soest, The Netherlands. The company was founded by Floris H. Fiedeldij and was active in the period 1950s – 1970s.

Artimeta produced a lot of furniture with perforated metal. After the bankruptcy, the company got a restart under the name Art LightThe company no longer exists.

Mathieu Matégot designed several items for Artimeta and maybe this floor lamp.

Artimeta sold also lamps that were produced by the famous Italian company StilnovoThis floor lamp was acquired in The Netherlands some years ago.

Someone suggested that it is a lamp made by Artiforte, another company from The Netherlands, but without any proof, unfortunately. More info about Artiforte can be found over here.

Mathieu Matégot

Mathieu Matégot

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