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1950s Lamp Post Floor Lamp


Materials: Brass, molded brass, copper, iron. Matted/frosted and clear, striped amber/yellow glass.

Height: 161 cm / 88.58”

Lampshade: ∅ 42 cm / 4.72”

Base: ∅ 48 cm / 15.74”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred. 

Period: 1950s.

Designers: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be determined.

Other versions: Made in several colours.

This tripod lantern floor lamp is often attributed to French companies such as Maison Arlus, Perrin, Lunel, Jean FleurdelysHolophane Luminaires and several other companies that produced such lamps. Maison Arlus is the most similar, as you can see below. In the late 40s, early 50s this style of lamps had a revival and were very popular. You still find street lantern lamps like this in the streets of Paris. Lantern lamps have been around much longer than the discovery of electricity, of course.

In all probability it is a Belgian floor lamp. Most of these floor lamps that are for sale are for sale in Belgium. It should be in France if it was a French lamp.

Just a few possibilities: Massive, S.A. Boulanger, Philips and Les Ateliers Boulanger N.V. (not to be confused with S.A. Boulanger).

The striped design of the glass of this lamp is used in many lamps from Massive, but also S.A. Boulanger used it for several chandeliers and wall lamps.

Originally, this floor lamp has rubber caps on the legs.

Arlus advertisement from 1953

Maison Arlus Chandelier - Publicity from 1953