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Jette Hellerøe Table Lamp

Materials: Ceramics, Bakelite socket with switch inside, fabric lampshade.

Height: 62 cm / 24.40”

Base: ∅ 17,5 cm / 6.88”

Weight: 3,7 kg / 8.15 lb

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: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Jette Hellerøe.

Manufacturer: AXELLA Design, Denmark.

Jette Hellerøe was a Danish ceramicist and the most famous pottery maker that worked for AXELLA Design. She also worked for BR Pottery Denmark and had her own pottery. Not much is known about the artist.

AXELLA was founded by ceramist Aksel Larsen around 1970. In the late 1970s they changed their name to AXELLA Keramik (Axella Pottery). Later on they changed it again to AXELLA Design. The company was shut down in the year 1987.

Links (external links open in a new window)

Wikipedia about Ceramics

Ceramic art on Wikipedia

Ceramic lamps on Vintageinfo

Jette Hellerøe Table Lamp

Jette Hellerøe Table Lamp

Many thanks to Marjan from Vintage Drachten for the beautiful pictures, research, text and enthusiasm.