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AGI Scissor Wall Lamp


Materials:  Black/dark grey painted iron. Some brass and nickel-plated parts. Metal and porcelain socket. Porcelain and brass rotary switch on the lampshade.

Opened: +- 120 cm / 47.24”

Closed: +- 50 cm / 19.68”

Lampshade: 14,5 cm / 5.70

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.

Period: 1930s – Interbellum/interwar period, Bauhaus/Art Deco.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: AGI Belgium.

Other versions: Made in several sizes and forms.

Little is known about the Belgium company AGI. There is nothing to be found in the Belgian Official Journal about the company/factory; it must be long gone. To be continued!


Links (external links open in a new window)

Bauhaus on Wikipedia

Art Deco on Wikipedia

Interbellum – Interwar period on Wikipedia

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AGI Scissor Wall Lamp - Logo - Marking

AGI Scissor Wall Lamp

AGI Scissor Wall Lamp