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Acciarri switch

Acciarri switch – other lamp, clear logo

Acciarri switch

Acciarri switch - other lamp, clear logo


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Acrylic Globe Floor Lamp


Materials: White acrylic lampshade. Made of two parts and hanging on an polished aluminium rectangular tube. It has a built in switch. Marble base, Bakelite socket.

Height: 130 cm / 51.18”

Length: 50 cm / 19.68”

Width Lampshade: ∅ 40 cm / 15.74”

Base: 40 cm x 50 cm / 15.74” x 19.68”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred, but for this type of lamps a white or frosted bulb is recommended. 

Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designers: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: Unknown. Most likely only this model was made. 

This light has a round hole in one part of the lampshade. Made to replace the light bulb when necessary.

The switch is made by the Italian company Acciarri. A small company that is long gone. However Acciarri also produced lamps. Sometimes you find one for sale on the internet. Most of the time it is an industrial architect desk lamp from the 1970s, as you can see below. Something completely different than these lights.

Acciarri produced switches for companies such as Reggiani (Rome & Milan, Italy). Acciarri is an Italian family name, mostly found on the east coast of the country. No information to be found about this company.

Maybe this light was made by or produced for a company in The Netherlands. If a lamp like this shows up it’s often in this country.


Links (external links open in a new window)

The Acciarri name in Italy

Lamps with Acciarri parts on Vintageinfo

Acrylic Globe Floor Lamp - Acciarri switch

Acrylic Globe Floor Lamp - marble base

Acrylic Globe Floor Lamp - marble base

Acrylic Globe Floor Lamp - inside

Accciari Industrial Architect Desk Lamp