IKEA Lyra Pendant Lamp
Materials: Yellow painted round metal (iron) disc lampshade. Painted white inside. Black plastic canopy. Bakelite E27 lamp socket.
Cord Length: 80 cm / 31.49’’
Width: ∅ 30 cm / 11.81”
Height: 7 cm / 2.75”
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: 1980s, 1990s.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: IKEA, Delft, The Netherlands.
Other versions: The Lyra pendant lamp exists in white, blue, grey, red, yellow & black. It appears in catalogues from 1987 until 1999. In several catalogues a globe light bulb was used to present the lamp.
IKEA, formerly known by its full initials, Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, is a multinational group, headquartered in Delft, The Netherlands. The company was founded in Älmhult, Sweden in 1943 by then-17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad (30 March 1926 – 27 January 2018)
The first real shop in Sweden opened in 1958. In 1963 and 1969 the first shops opened in Norway and Denmark. In 1973 Switzerland, Germany and Japan. Other countries followed rapidly. In the Benelux (Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg) the first shops started business in 1978 (Sliedrecht, The Netherlands) and in 1984 in Zaventem and Ternat (Belgium).