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Oval Ceramics & Brass Table Lamps

Materials: Round brass base. White glazed striped/ribbed oval ceramics. Embossed design in the style of a pumpkin (cucurbita pepo) or orange or tangerine parts. Brass ornamental tube around a Bakelite socket. Brown felt on the bottom of the base. Round plastic lampshades with a brown rim.

Total Height: 58 cm / 22.83”

Width Lampshade: ∅ 30 cm / 11.81”

Height: 38 cm / 14.96”

Width: 25 x 15 cm / 9.84” x 5.90”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s, 1980s.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised, most likely an Italian company.

Other versions: These oval ceramics & brass table lamps were probably made in several variations and colours.

Table lamps made in the style of the table lamps designed by Tomasso Barbi.

VLM Components

All electric parts were made by the famous Italian VLM Components company in the late 70’s, early 80’s. The VLM Components company is located in 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.

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Oval Ceramics & Brass Table Lamps pumpkin design white glazed 1970s 1980s Tomasso Barbi style

Oval Ceramics & Brass Table Lamps pumpkin design white glazed 1970s 1980s Tomasso Barbi style

Oval Ceramics & Brass Table Lamps pumpkin design white glazed 1970s 1980s Tomasso Barbi style

Oval Ceramics & Brass Table Lamps pumpkin design white glazed 1970s 1980s Tomasso Barbi style