Half Globe Aluminium Display Table Lamp
Materials: Black painted aluminium half globe lampshade, white painted inside. Brushed aluminium tubular base. Porcelain socket.
Height: 25 cm / 9.84”
Width: 18 cm / 7.08”
Base: ∅ 9,5 cm / 3.74”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulbs can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
As you can see, the exit of the wire is on the front, this lamp is designed to illuminate paintings or works of art or something else that needs to be lit. Can be used on the floor, sideboard, table… When unscrewed, the exit of the wire can be turned in every direction.
This lamp has some similarities with the Raak Amsterdam “Lichtkogel” as you can see below in the catalogue 8 from 1968. Many translations for “Lichtkogel”: light bullet, orb of light, fireball, parachute flare, flare…)