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1960s Cuboid Acrylic Wall Lamps

 

Materials: White acrylic (polymethyl methacrylate), metal part and screw. Bakelite socket.

Height: 18,2 cm / 7.16”

Width: 8,2 cm / 3.22”

Depth: 8,2 cm / 3.22”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer:  To be appraised.

Other versions: Probably made in several variations.

Unfortunately, no information to be found about this wall lamp. Sometimes you find this lamp for sale as an Italian wall lamp, but that is because of the electric parts made by VLM Components. Got an idea? Please let us know!

These wall lamps were acquired in a shop in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1969. They are made in the style of the designs by Yki Nummi for Sanka Oy and made for Stockmann-Orno in the 1950s and 1960s.

VLM

All the electric parts were made by the VLM Components company from Buccinasco, near Milan in Italy. They were produced in the 1960s and early 1970s. Today VLM Components is owned By Relco. Together they are one of the biggest suppliers of switches, cords and plugs in Europe. VLM Components became famous because of the switches they produced that were designed by Achille Castiglione in 1968.

1960s Cuboid Acrylic Wall Lamps