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1950s Italian Floor Lamp

Materials: Brass triangular base with iron and some plywood. Aluminium yellow/sienna painted round lampshade. Painted with wrinkle paint. Teak wood and brass on top of the lampshade. Vanilla painted brass rod with a teak ornament/handle. Bakelite socket.

Height: 150 cm / 59” – adjustable

Width: 73 cm / 28.74”

Base: 30 cm triangular / 11.81”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27 fitting, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: Probably made in several colours. Exists also with a round base, as you can see below.

This floor lamp has some similarities with other Italian lamps made by Arteluce, Stilnovo and others. On the socket is written: made in Italy.

Sticker on the bottom: September 4, 1957

1950s Italian Floor Lamp, teak, wood, brass, aluminium light yellow sienna wrinkle paint 1960s MCM label

Similar floor lamp with a round base

1950s Italian Floor Lamp, teak, wood, brass, aluminium light yellow sienna wrinkle paint 1960s MCM