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Brass Conical Table Lamp

Materials: Brass rods, brass hook, joint and parts. Conical off white painted lampshade, painted white on the inside.

Height: 28 cm / 11.02”

Width: 33 cm / 12.99”

Rod: 28 cm / 11.02”

Lampshade: ∅ 9,5 x 15 cm / 3.74 x 5.90”

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.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be determined.

Other versions: This brass conical table lamp was made with many different lampshades with the same base. Made in many colours. It is provided with a hook, it can be used as a wall lamp.

Often attributed to Boris Lacroix, Stilnovo, Guiseppe Ostuni (O’Luce) and some other famous companies. But that’s nonsense. They all made similar lamps. This lamp was in all probability made in Italy. For the moment it is unknown who made it. These lamps never have a label. Do you have an idea? Please use the contact form and make this website more complete.

This brass conical table lamp has some similarities with the Hala Pinocchio table lamps. You can find them over here.

VLM Components

All the electric parts were made in the 50s and 60s by the VLM Components company from Buccinasco, near Milan in Italy. Today VLM Components is owned by Relco. It is one of the biggest suppliers of switches, cords and plugs in Europe. VLM Components became famous for the switches they produce that were designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1968.

Brass conical table lamp tripod wall lamp brass rods conical lampshade 1950s 1960s MCM Mid-Century Modern

Brass conical table lamp tripod wall lamp brass rods conical lampshade 1950s 1960s MCM Mid-Century Modern