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Fischer Leuchten Desk Lamp


Materials: Blue, red, green and yellow painted desk lamp. 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: Produced in many colours.

Fischer Leuchten

Fischer Leuchten was founded in 1951 by Aloys Fischer in Sundern, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. In 1953 Johannes Schulte joined the company as a full partner. 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 desk lamp reminds of the colours used by artists like the Dutch Piet Mondriaan and Gerrit Rietveld

Fisher Leuchten also produced this lamp for other brands, such as IKEA and Massive from Belgium.


Links (external links open in a new window)

Fischer Leuchten website

Full history of the company on the Fischer Leuchten website

The town of Sundern on Wikipedia

Primary colour on Wikipedia

RAL colour standard on Wikipedia

Arnsberg on Wikipedia

Fischer Leuchten Desk Lamp

Fischer Leuchten Desk Lamp