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Indigo Table Or Floor Lamp

Materials: Indigo painted metal. Opaque white glass, metal socket.

Height: 66 cm / 25.98”

Width: ∅ 15,5 cm / 6.10”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, but a white, opaque or frosted one is preferred.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be determined.

This table lamp has many similarities with the globe lamps designed by Eva Renée Nele Bode for Temde Leuchten.

VLM Components

All the electric parts were made by VLM Components in the mid 1960s. The company was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. The company became famous for the switches they produce since 1968, designed by Achille Castiglioni.
VLM is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands RelcoLeuciRelco LightingVLM and Segno.

 

Links (external links open in a new window)

Eva Renée Nele Bode – Wikipedia

VLM Switches on Vintageinfo

Socket

Indigo Table or Floor Lamp - socket

VLM 1960s Switch

Indigo Table or Floor Lamp - VLM switch

Lamp Base

Indigo Table or Floor Lamp - base

VLM Switch

Indigo Table or Floor Lamp - VLM switch