1970s Bobblehead Table Lamp
Materials: Plastic (PVC). Fabric, probably cotton. Orange hair. Red plastic hat (acrylic). Black plastic feet (acrylic). Chromed metal (iron). Bakelite socket.
Height: 22,5 cm / 8.85”
Width: ∅ 14 cm / 5.51”
Base: 15 x 13,2 cm / 5.90 x 5.19”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 15 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Stilfer SNC, Milan, Italy.
Other versions: Several different bobblehead table lamps were produced, many other figurines, dolls and robots.
The Stilfer SNC company no longer exists. It was at least active in the 1970s and early 1980s. Except for some other children bedroom table lamps, nothing to be found. Many other Stilfer companies exist in Italy, but they have nothing to do with these lamps.
Linea Zero is another Italian company that became famous with this type of children lamps. The Linea Zero company was founded in Verona, Italy in 1973 by Enea Ferrari. Initially destined to the children’s market and subsequently extended to design. The most famous lamps by Linea Zero are a series of Pink Panther and Snoopy table lamps. The company still exists.
All the electric parts were produced in the early 1970s by VLM Components from Buccinasco in Italy. The switch is model 450 designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1968.