Burl Walnut Cityscape Table Lamp
Materials: Burl (burr, burlwood) walnut geometric base. Stacked cubes view. Brass rod inside the square base. Brass tubular decoration around the white painted Bakelite socket. Turquoise/petrol blue fabric lampshade.
Total Height: 64 cm / 25.19”
Height: 44 cm / 17.32”
Width: 35 cm / 13.77”
Base: 13,8 cm x 13, 8 / 5.43 x 5.43”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised, in the style of some lamps designed by the American designer Paul R. Evans II (20 May 1931 – 7 March 1987).
Manufacturer: To be appraised, acquired in Milan, Italy.
Other versions: This burl walnut cityscape table lamp exists in several varieties.
Paul R. Evans II was a furniture designer, sculptor and artist, who is most famous for his contributions to American furniture design and the American craft Movement of the 1970s. His creation of metal sculpted furniture set him apart. This lamp is most likely not by his hand but designed and made in Italy.
All the electric parts were made by VLM Components. VLM Components was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. VLM Components is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands Relco, Leuci, Relco Lighting, VLM Components and Segno. VLM Components became famous for the switches they produce which were designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1968.
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