Hillebrand Desk Lamp 7702-111
Materials: Black, dark grey painted aluminium almost square base with a counterweight inside. Painted with relief paint. Big built-in brass switch. Long thin brass rod. The rod is rotatable in any direction. Brass parts. Black, dark grey painted small round aluminium lampshade, silver painted inside. Brass handle on top. Rectangular glass to protect the halogen bulb. Porcelain socket.
Height: 60 cm / 23.62”
Lampshade: ∅ 24 cm / 9.44”
Base: 22 x 22 cm / 8.66 x 8.66”
Electricity: 1 bulb halogen R7s, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Period: 1980s, 1990s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Hillebrand-Leuchten, Neheim-Hüsten, Germany.
Other versions: This Hillebrand desk lamp 7702 was also made in chrome. It is model 7702-171. It was probably also made in several colours. This Hillebrand desk lamp 7702 is model 7002-111.
Several table lamps and desk lamps from Hillebrand have won iF-design awards; 10 awards in total since the 1950s.
Egon Hillebrand Leuchtenfabrik, Neheim-Hüsten was founded on may 15, 1881 by plumbing and fitter master Egon Hillebrand as a producer of nickel silver lids for beer pitchers, established household appliances, kerosene lamps and storm and carriage lanterns.
With the arrival of the son Franz, the operation was switched to the turn of the century in the manufacture of electrical lighting fittings.
Around 1955, the collection was a representative, quality Rustic line “lights for restaurants and farmers bars“. The company filed for bankruptcy in 1995.
Ernest Igl (1920-2001) designed several lamps for Hillebrand in the 1950s.
Dr. Heinz Georg Pfaender designed the Oslo table lamp and in 1963 the Bornholm desk lamp. Two design-icons of the Hillebrand company.
Odo Klose designed a floor lamp (model 5225).