Fischer Leuchten Desk Lamp
Materials: Blue, red, green and yellow painted desk lamp. White painted inside the lampshade. Round base. Metal and plastic parts. Bakelite socket. Adjustable goose-neck.
Height: 34 cm / 13.38” – adjustable
Lampshade: ∅ 10,7 cm / 4.21”
Base: ∅ 13 cm / 5.11”
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. However a small E27 bulb gives the best result.
Period: 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Fischer Leuchten, Sundern, Germany.
Other versions: This Fischer Leuchten desk lamp was produced in many colours and sold by several companies. A similar desk lamp with a label of the Italian company Veneta Lumi can be found here on Vintageinfo.
Fischer Leuchten was founded in 1951 by Aloys Fischer in Sundern, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Johannes Schulte joined the company as a full partner in 1953. In 1972 the enterprise moved to another building in the same town. In 1993 Johannes Schulte junior and in 1995 Alois Fischer junior joined the company. Today the firm is located in Arnsberg, some 15 km (9 miles) from Sundern.
This Fischer Leuchten desk lamp recalls the primary colours used by artists such as the Dutch Piet Mondriaan and Gerrit Rietveld.