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Ceramic Circled Globe Table Lamp

Materials: Purple glazed ceramic ring with four feet and several round holes. White opal glass globe inside. Some metal and plastic parts. Metal socket.

Height: 25 cm / 16.73”

Width: ∅ 22 cm / 12”

Globe: ∅ 14 cm / 14.56”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Not any type of light bulb can be used, a small refrigerator/oven bulb is preferred.

Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other Versions: Probably made in several colours. On orange and black version was spotted on Catawiki.

This table lamp has all the features of a German ceramic lamp. It has the style, and the colour. It’s unknown who made this table lamp, no marks whatsoever found on it. The electric parts are German. Otto Keramik and Roth Keramik were companies that used this shade of purple in some pottery. Ceramic lamps with holes inside became well known by the designs of Walter Gerhard. Also Stein Keramik produced many lamps with holes. 

Ceramic Circled Globe Table Lamp round purple coloured ring white opal globe 1960s 1970s MCM