1960s Red Ceramic Table Lamp
Materials: Red glazed ceramic round base, conical to the top. Some brass and metal parts. Fabric and cardboard round lampshade decorated (print) with pink and orange flowers. White painted Bakelite socket.
Total height: 37 cm / 14.56”
Height: 24 cm / 9.44”
Lampshade: ∅ 18,5 cm / 7.28”
Base: 9 cm / 3.54”
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: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
All the electric parts of this Pop Art table lamp were made by VLM Components in the 1960s. VLM Components was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. VLM Components is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands Relco, Leuci, Relco Lighting, VLM Components and Segno. VLM Components became famous for the switches they produce which were designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1968.