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BEGA Tripod Globe Floor Lamp

Materials: Black-grey metal rods base. Cast iron middle part. Black painted metal rod & parts. White ribbed oval globe lampshade, made of some early plastic. Porcelain E27 socket.

Height: 125 cm / 49.21”

Width: ∅ 57 cm / 22.44”

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: 1950s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: BEGA Gantenbrink-Leuchten, Menden, Germany.

Other versions: This BEGA tripod globe floor lamp is model 370. It exists in a few colours. The lampshade was also used by Philips for the NX 227 floor lamp. You can find it over here in a catalogue picture.

BEGA

The BEGA company was founded in September 1945, at the end of the Second World War and started as a small business with 5 employees. BEGA received the “Medaille d’Or” at the international trade fair in Luxembourg in 1952. In 1958, BEGA construct the new multi-storey luminaire block with a few other companies at the largest industrial fair in the world in Hanover: an important and courageous step which finally leads to the “World Light Show“.

The complete history of the BEGA company can be found on their website. The company still exists and they make beautiful (industrial) lighting. Glashütte Limburg is a member of the BEGA group. BEGA received 275 iF Design Awards. You can find them over here on the iF Design website.