Copper Conical Wall Lamp
Materials: Copper conical lampshade, painted white inside. Brass gooseneck. Round copper wall mount with built-in switch. Bakelite socket.
Lampshade: 10 x 12 cm / 3.93 x 4.72”
Wall Mount: ∅ 8 cm / 3.14”
Gooseneck: 7,5 cm / 2.95”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
Other versions: For the moment it is unknown if this copper conical wall lamp was made in other versions.
A rare seen wall or table lamp, maker unknown. A logo is present. But nobody knows it, unfortunately. It is a German lamp. The logo of the company is a C with a lamp inside. The D next to the logo is for Germany (Deutschland). Do you have an idea? Please use the contact form and make this website more complete. Your help is much appreciated.
Also the with plastic part has the same logo’s moulded in it. Together with the text: PAT. ANM. – patent anmeldung – registered patent.
The socket and plug were also made by a German company; logo HM.
Is it a wall lamp, or only a table lamp? It seems that there are no parts missing, but there is no recess provided. Maybe it was intended as a picture light. It is also in a very good, never used condition.
The switch was made by VLM Components. The company was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. The company became famous for the switches they produce since 1968, designed by Achille Castiglioni.
VLM is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands Relco, Leuci, Relco Lighting, VLM and Segno.
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