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Black & White Desk Lamp 


Materials: Black coloured plastic. White painted aluminium lampshade. Iron counterweights (2) inside the base. Porcelain socket.

Height: 33 cm / 12.99” – adjustable

Lampshade: ∅ 12 cm / 4.72”

Base: 11 x 11 cm / 4.33 x 4.33”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 screw base can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s – Mid century modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

The switch, socket and plug of this light were also made in Italy.

The plastic for this lamp is produced by Stilplast. They made many molded plastic for lamps produced by several companies. It’s unclear if this lamp is a product of Stilplast or from some other lamp producer. The Stilplast name is molded on the inside of the base.


The Stilplast SRL company is located in Saronno, Italy, some 20 km (12,5 miles) from Milan. The address is Via Quintino Sella 4, 21047 Saronno. Stilplast was founded in 1975. Text from their website: “Motivated by curiosity of new applications offered by plastic materials; in this way we acquired experience in injection molding”.

Links (external links open in a new window)

Website of the Stilplast company

Stilplast lamps – Google images

Black & white desk lamp plastic porcelain E27 socket gooseneck Produced by Stilplast, Italy 1970s MCM