1960s Crystal & Brass Table Lamp
Materials: Brass, crystal glass. Fabric lampshade. Gold painted Bakelite socket.
Total Height (with lampshade): 72 cm / 28.34”
Height: 42 cm / 16.53”
Width: ∅ 37,5 cm / 14.76”
Base: 13,5 x 13,5 cm / 5.31 x 5.31”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Société Anonyme Boulanger, Liege, Belgium.
This lamp has a square crystal glass base resting on 4 brass lion legs.
All the electric parts were produced in the 1960s by VLM Components from Buccanisco, near Milan in Italy. Many light companies in Europe used/uses electric parts of VLM Components.
Similar lamps were made by the Murano manufacturers Seguso and Barovier, but also made by Orrefors in Sweden, designed by Carl Fagerlund (1915 – 2011). Also Kaiser Leuchten (Gebr. Kaiser & Co. Leuchten KG) from Germany made similar lamps.
S.A. Boulanger is famous for the large amount of lamps the company produced that are designed by Gaetano Sciolari. S.A. Boulanger ended business somewhere in the 1980s.
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