Ceramic Circled Globe Table Lamp
Materials: Purple glazed ceramic ring with four legs and several round holes. White opal glass globe lampshade inside. Some metal and plastic parts. Metal E14 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: This ceramic circled globe table lamp exists in several colours. On orange and black version was spotted on Catawiki. They also exists as a triple pendant lamp, click here.
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.
Links (external links open in a new window)
West and East German Pottery Marks and Identification
A Guide to West German Pottery
8 Things You Need to Know About West German Art Pottery
Pots and Pots – West German Pottery, Ceramics and Fat Lava
West German Art Pottery – Wikipedia