Adjustable 60s Bedside Table Lamp
Materials: White painted round metal (iron) base. Dark blue painted round aluminium light bulb holder. Maroon, burgundy coloured perforated half-round aluminium lampshade, diffuser. Not painted inside. Adjustable in height. Square chrome rod. Chrome ornamental screw and parts. Bakelite E14 socket.
Lampshade: ∅ 12 cm / 4.72”
Max Height: 27 cm / 10.62”
Min Height: 14 cm / 5.51”
Base: ∅ 10,7 cm / 4.21”
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. For this setup a clear round bulb was used.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
Other versions: This adjustable 60s bedside table lamp exists in several colours. It was also produced as a wall lamp.
The design of this table lamp is based on a design of a table lamp by Angelo Lelii for Arredoluce from 1954. Also the Dutch company Gispen produced a very similar lamp as the Angelo Lelii table lamp. The Dutch call it “Schuivertje” (small slider).
This eclipse style adjustable bedside lamp was acquired in Sicily, Italy. All the electric parts are Italian. The plug has an S logo pressed on it on both sides, but that is probably the company that produced the plug, unfortunately.
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