1970s Double Wall Lamp
Materials: Round black plastic (PVC) wall mount. Metal goosenecks with a black plastic flexible tube. Conical aluminium lampshades. Porcelain E27 sockets.
Lampshades: ∅ 7,5 x 13, 4 cm / 2.95 x 5.27”
Goosenecks: 25 cm / 9.84”
Wall Mount: ∅ 10 cm / 3.93”
Electricity: 2 bulbs E27, 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Not any type of light bulb can be used. Normal E27 bulbs don’t fit. They have to be small spotlights, as you can see below.
Period: 1970s, 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
Other versions: This 1970s double wall lamp was probably made in several colours.
This wall lamp had two labels inside the lampshades, but they are destroyed by the heat of the light bulbs and most parts of them are missing, as you can see below. Only some small remnants are left. But if I remember correctly, it is a wall lamp made by a German company in the late 1970s, early 1980s, to see on the wiring.
This wall lamp is reminiscent with the lamps designed by Gerald Thurston (1914-2005). He designed several double lamps. They were produced by the American Lightolier Inc. company.
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Gerald Thurston double lamps – Google images