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Cosack globe table lamp chrome round base rod & chalice opal glass lampshade 1970s Germany E27 socket
Cosack globe table lamp chrome round base rod & chalice opal glass lampshade 1970s Germany E27 socket
Cosack globe table lamp chrome round base rod & chalice opal glass lampshade 1970s Germany top view
Cosack globe table lamp chrome round base rod & chalice opal glass lampshade 1970s Germany E27 socket
Cosack globe table lamp chrome round base black electric wire 1970s Germany
Cosack globe table lamp chrome round base green felt bottom 1970s Germany

Cosack Globe Table Lamp

Materials: Round & flat chromed metal (iron) base. Cast iron counterweight inside. Thick chrome rod and “chalice”. It is painted white inside. White opal glass globe lampshade. Metal E27 socket. 

Height: 25,5 cm / 10.03”

Lampshade: ∅ 16,5 cm / 6.49”

Base: ∅ 16,5 cm / 6.49”

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: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Stürzenhofecker.

Manufacturer: Gebrüder Cosack, Neheim-Hüsten, Germany.

Other versions: This Cosack globe table lamp exists in several variations en heights.

Cosack Leuchten

The Gebrüder Cosack (Gecoscompany was founded in 1833 as a metal processing plant in Neheim-HüstenGermany by Egon, Friedrich and Theodor Cosack together with Gottliebe Tappe. It was named Metallwarenfabrik Tapp + Cosack. In the beginning they made liturgical items, crosses and upholstery nails made of brass and they also produced kerosene lamps. Later the company came to the production of electric lamps.

In 1921 a cardboard factory was started, originally for packaging the Cosack Group‘s own products, including lights, nails, rivets and kitchen appliances.

After the Second World War Cosack pursued a modern direction. A best seller were copper lighting for restaurants. The company was declared bankrupt in 1984.

The cardboard factory still exists. The sixth generation is now running the business at the Cosack plant.

Best known designers: Gottfried Stürzenhofecker, K. H. Kinsky, Hans Wilfried Hegger, Hans-Joachim Groth, Burkhard Panteleit, Joachim O. Becker, Prof. Friedrich Becker, Waldemar Rothe and Jan Armgardt. 

Gebrüder Cosack (Gecos) received 15 iF Design Awards