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1970s Mushroom Table Lamp

 

Materials: White plastic, chromed plastic. Bakelite socket. 

Height: 22,5 cm / 8.85”

Lampshade: ∅ 20 cm / 7.87”

Base: ∅ 13,5 cm / 5.31”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: Unknown.

This table lamp has no label or whatsoever.

VLM Components

All the electric parts of this lamp are made by the Italian VLM Components  company. VLM Components is located in Buccinasco, near Milan. The company is famous for the switches they produced that are designed by Achille Castigilioni in 1968. The switch of this table or bedside lamp is model 450, the small switch designed by Achille Castiglioni. He designed several switches for VLM Components, you can find the over here. VLM produced electric parts for almost every light company in Europe. 

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1970s Mushroom Table Lamp