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1970s Teak And Copper Table Lamp

Materials: Round solid teak base with a brass tube inside for the electric wire and socket. 2 copper ends. Square fabric lampshade. Black Bakelite socket.

Lampshade: 30 x 30 cm / 11.81 x 11.81”

Height: 60 cm / 23.62”

Height Base: 41 cm / 16.14”

Base: ∅ 7,3 cm / 2.87”

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. For this setup a clear round bulb was used.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: For the moment it is unknown if this 1970s teak and copper table lamp was made in several versions. 

Not much to say and not much to find about this table lamp. It is definitely from the 1970s to see on the electric parts. No label or markings are present.

VLM Components

All the electric parts were made by VLM Components in the 1970s. The company was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. The company became famous for the switches they produce since 1968, designed by Achille Castiglioni. This table lamp uses switch model 450.

VLM is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands RelcoLeuciRelco LightingVLM and Segno.

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1970s teak and copper table lamp round base solid teak copper ends Bakelite socket 1970s Mid-Century Modern