1970s Maroon Glass Table Lamp
Materials: Round brass base with an ornamental knurled screw. Crystal hand blown incamiciato glass. Transparent red/maroon/Bordeaux on the outside, white on the inside. Brass ring on top of the glass. 3 Bakelite sockets; 2 light bulbs inside the base. Fabric lampshade with gold coloured anodized aluminium rings.
Total Height: 58 cm / 22.83”
Height: 36 cm / 14.17”
Width: ∅ 30 cm / 11.81”
Width glass: ∅ 17,5 cm / 6.88”
Base: ∅ 13,7 cm / 5.39”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 2 bulbs E14, 2 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt. Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. But white opal or frosted bulbs gives the best result.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
The Italian owner of the round table lamp you see below on the right suggests it is a German lamp. No marks or label present, but it is made in a high quality.
Inside the base are two E14 light bulbs. The switch can change between all the lights on, only the top lamp lit or only the bottom lamps burning. And off course all lights off.
Incamiciato: overlay lattimo glass (= milky looking glass) with a layer of transparent coloured glass. A technique first used on the Venetian island Murano, hence the Italian name.