Eagle Table Lamps
Materials: Gilded and black coloured metal. Brass parts. Fabric and cardboard lampshade. 3 gilded brass sockets.
Total Height: 71 cm / 27.96”
Width: 46 cm / 18.12 ”
Base: ∅ 16,5 cm / 6.49”
Electricity: 3 bulbs E27, 3 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 screw base can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s, 1980s.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Deknudt Lighting (Deknudt Lustrerie nv), Stationsstraat 63, 8540 Deerlijk, Belgium.
Other versions: In the period before these lamps were sold, different versions of eagle lamps were sold by Deknudt. They have 4 decorative candle sticks and 1 light bulb only, a candelabra “Bouillotte” style lamp. Bouillotte is an 18th-century French gambling card game were these type of lamps were used.
Deknudt Lighting from Deerlijk, Belgium is a family owned business since 1956. It was started by Armand Deknudt with the production of high end lighting, mainly with brass and marble together with his wife Brita Monbaliu.
The company still exists and since 1992 his daughter Lucia Deknudt, together with her husband Francis Clarysse are the owners.
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Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the pictures and the enthusiasm.