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Cube Table Lamp


Materials: brown painted aluminium, aluminium reflector, metal parts, black plastic, porcelain socket.

Height (opened): 29 cm / 11.41”

Closed: 16 x 16 cm / 6.29 x 6.29”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 150 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup a silver cup light bulb was used.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised, but this light has many similarities with the Dado table lamp designed by Cesare Casati in the 1970s and produced by the famous Italian company Martinelli Luce.

Manufacturer: In all probability a German company. Maybe it is a lamp by Pfäffle Leuchten (Robert Pfäffle K.G. Elektrotechnische und Beleuchtungskörper- Fabrik) from Villingen-Schwenningen. The company no longer exists.

The switch is made by the Italian VLM Compononents company, the plug by the German factory APSA (APSA Elektrotechnische Fabrik Ing. Wilhelm Sauerwein GmbH + Co. KG).

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