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1960s SIS Witch Hat Desk Lamp

Materials: White painted metal rectangular key base, painted with wrinkle paint. It has a built-in switch. Cast-iron counterweight inside the base. Folded chrome rod. Orange painted aluminium witch hat style conical lampshade, painted with wrinkle paint. The inside is painted white. Metal E27 socket.

Height: 44 cm / 17.32”

Lampshade: ∅ 26,5 cm / 10.43”

Base: 9 x 15 cm / 3.54 x 5.90”

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, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Karl Lang.

Manufacturer: SIS-LICHT Gebr. Lang GmbH & Co., Schweinfurt, Gemany.

Other versions: This 1960s SIS witch hat desk lamp exists in several colours. This table lamp is model 63.


SIS LICHT – Light Solutions was founded in 1924 by Erich Lang and his dad Karl Lang senior. They started a metal industry factory, that had it’s focus on lighting right from the start. The name SIS stands for Sirius Schweinfurt.

All their lights are designed by Karl Lang. SIS did not use external designers.

Today, they are producing a wide range of industrial lighting. The company is led by Stefan Lang, the fourth generation to lead the family business.

Schweinfurt is a small town with a population of some 52.000 inhabitants (2016) in the northwest of Bavaria on the right bank of the Main River. Schweinfurt is known for its metal industry. Schweinfurt is one of the fastest growing cities in Germany and one of the most dynamic cities in Europe in terms of development opportunities.

1960s SIS Witch Hat Desk Lamp – Model 63, Catalogue Picture

1960s SIS Witch Hat Desk Lamp - Model 63 - Design Karl Lang