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Herda Wall Lamps

Materials: Brown degrading plastic lampshade. Brown painted metal. Metal sockets.

Height: 24 cm / 9.44”

Width: 19 cm / 7.48”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, but preferable a white/opaque one.

Period: 1960s – 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Herda Verlichting BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

These lamps are made after a design by the famous Italian Company Harvey Guzzini. In the 1960s they had a huge success with this type of lamps. Especially when they released the series of Clan, Bud and Flash lamps in 1968. All these lamps are on Vintageinfo.

Herda Verlichting BV (Herda Lighting company) was a owned by the Dutch “brothers Daniels” family and was located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Founded in 1946 and declared bankrupt on June 24, 1997.
Herda had some top designers employed, including Willem van Oyen Sr. who is famous for his lamps he designed for the Raak company, also from Holland.

These lamps can be used as wall lamps, ceiling spots and so on.

The label says: 2 x 40 watt, apparently they were always sold as a couple. 


Links (external links open in a new window)

Willem van Oyen on Wikipedia

Other Herda lamps on Vintageinfo

Herda Wall Lamps

Herda Wall Lamps