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Smoked Acrylic Tube Floor Lamp

Materials: Aluminium, stainless steel, white painted metal. Black painted metal bottom. “Smoked” or brown acrylic. Brass parts. White painted Bakelite socket.

Height: 52,6 cm / 21.65”

Width: ∅ 25,4 cm / 10”

Base: 33,4 x 33,4 cm / 13.14 x 13.14”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. In this setup a yellow sugar globe light bulb is used.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Most of the electric parts are made by the Italian VLM company. The switch is the model 475 designed by Achille Castiglioni. The plug has the name/logo NR.PO on it: nothing to be found.


Acrylic – Poly methyl methacrylate or PMMA and also known as acrylic glass as well as by the trade names Acrylite, Altuglas, Lucite, Oroglas, Perspex and Plexiglas is a transparent thermoplastic.

Perspex Table or Floor Lamp - plug

Perspex Table or Floor Lamp - inside

Perspex Table or Floor Lamp

Perspex Table or Floor Lamp