Le Dauphin Trabur Table Lamp
Materials: Travertine (limestone). White painted metal. Bakelite socket, Conical square fabric lampshade.
Total Height: 57,6 cm / 22.67”
Height: 46 cm / 18.11”
Lampshade: 35 x 35 cm / 13.77 x 13.77”
Base: 12 x 12 cm / 4.72 x 4.72”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Le Dauphin, Saint Marcellin, France.
Other versions: This needle/pyramid Le Dauphin Trabur table lamp was probably produced in several colours/versions of natural stone.
This table lamp is made as a obelisk or pyramid in the famous 1980s Memphis style. The Italian Memphis Group was a design and architecture group founded by Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) in 1981 in Milan. The Memphis Group members designed Postmodern furniture, lights, fabrics, ceramics, glass and metal objects from 1981 to 1987. Many lamps were made in geometric forms.
Le Dauphin: Located in the heart of the region Rhône Alpes since 1966, Le Dauphin is a brand famous for its high-end luminaires and its timeless style. The artisan factory is located in Saint-Marcellin, some 50 kilometers from Grenoble.
Today Le Dauphin offers a wide range of light fixtures, from classic ceramics to decorated metal, through the transparency of hand-cut glass.
“To dress the light so that it becomes a source of decoration” is the motto of the Le Dauphin company.
The company name has it’s origin in the former name of the province were it’s located: Dauphiné.
The electric parts are made by VLM Components from Italy.