1960s Copper Wrinkle Paint Pendant Lamp
Materials: UFO style lamp made of copper and black painted copper, painted with wrinkle-paint. Painted white on the inside. Perforated conical top. Copper conical canopy. Some copper and brass parts. Bakelite socket.
Cord Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’
Height: 33 cm / 12.99”
Width: ∅ 32 cm / 12.59”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 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 appraised, probably a company from The Netherlands.
Other versions: This 1960s copper wrinkle paint pendant lamp was made in some variations. It was also made with a conical wooden top and with a round plastic slats diffuser below.
This lamp has a socket from the Dutch company Corodex from Zandvoort, a small town in the Netherlands. Corodex was founded in the late 1930s. The company was acquired in 2009 by Hateha B.V.
Zandvoort is famous for the country’s most important automobile racing circuit, Circuit Park Zandvoort. From 1955 until 1985 it was a Formule 1 race track. In 2019 a contract was signed for new Formula 1 races starting in 2020.
Inside the lamp is a paper label present with 1136 printed on it. In all probability the model of the lamp. No information to be found about this pendant lamp. The Dutch company Koninklijke Philips produced several lamps in this style, but they got a complete different label. Also other well known Dutch companies used other labels.
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