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EWÅ Perforated Bedside Lamp

Materials: Brass, light green painted aluminium lampshade and base, painted in wrinkle-paint. Bakelite socket.

Height: 25 cm / 9.44”

Lampshade: ∅ 14 cm / 9.05”

Base: ∅ 13 cm / 5.51”

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 – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: EWÅ Belysning, Värnamo, Sweden.

Other versions: Made in several colours. Produced with different lampshades. This lamp is model 40. It can be used as a wall lamp, a recess is provided.


Unfortunately, no information to be found about the EWÅ company. As we can see on the lamps they produced, the company was active from the 1950s until the 1980s. EWÅ was located in Värnamo. Värnamo is a locality and the seat of Värnamo Municipality, in the south of Sweden. It has some 20.000 inhabitants including Bruno Mathsson (1907 – 1988) and Dan Ihreborn (born 1952), well known for their furniture and lamp designs.

EWÅ Perforated Bedside Lamp - EWÅ logo

EWÅ Perforated Bedside Lamp

Many thanks to Wojtek of Modernretro2012 for the beautiful pictures. You can find his shop online on Ebay over here.