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Conical Tripod Rocket Floor Lamp

Materials: Conical tripod teak wood legs. Long conical tubular lampshade in cellulose acetate covered with textile. Teak wood switch on top. 2 Bakelite E27 sockets. 

Height: 125 cm / 49.21”

Lampshade: ∅ 16 – ∅ 21 cm / ∅ 6.29” – ∅ 8.26”

Electricity: 2 bulbs E27, 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred. 

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be determined.

Other versions: Probably made in some variations and/or sizes.

This conical tripod rocket floor lamp has no label or whatsoever, as with almost all those foor lamps, unfortunately. A peculiar and striking switch in teak wood on top of the lampshade.

The lampshade is made in celluloid covered with braided textile in a burlap sack style, which was very popular at the time. The combination of fabric and celluloid for the conical tube is often seen by French lamps of that period. Which doesn’t mean it’s a French lamp, of course.

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Conical tripod rocket floor lamp 3 teak legs fabric tube wood switch on top 1950s 1960s