Ceramic Duck Table Lamps
Materials: Rectangular brass base. Square folded brass rod. Duck made in ceramics. Round conical fabric lampshade. Bakelite socket.
Total Height: 38,5 cm / 15.15”
Height: 30,5 cm / 12.00”
Width: 35 cm / 13.77”
Base: 14,3 x 25,2 cm / 5.62 x 9.92”
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, 1980s – Hollywood Regency, Kitsch.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: J.L.B. France or Belgium.
Other versions: These ceramic duck table lamps exists in several versions. White ducks with a black beak exists. Also a table lamp with a white swan was made and a table lamp with an upright duck. In all probability several others exists.
J.L.B. France or Belgium, no information to be found. A search in the Belgian Official Gazette yielded no results. But searches can only take place until 1983. Do you have an idea? Please use the contact form and make this website more complete. But in all probability from Belgium, were they always appear.
These table lamps have a paper label on the bottom, J.L.B. 75 watt Max, Type: (hand written) “Canard bec rouge” in French: duck red beak.
The ceramics are in all probability porcelain. The brass rectangular base is patinated over the years. The ducks are a presentation of the common merganser (or a fantasy).