Copper And Brass Lighthouse Table Lamp
Materials: Brass round base. Copper embossed faux stones round conical tower. Copper and brass lampshade on top. Aluminium rotating cylinder fan inside, resting on an iron needle. 2 mica glass plates: 1 translucent, one red for the lighthouse effect. Bakelite socket.
Height: 52 cm / 20.47”
Top: ∅ 12 cm / 4.72”
Base: ∅ 17 cm / 6.69”
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.
Period: 1950s – 1960s.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
Other versions: It is possible that this copper and brass lighthouse table lamp was made in a few versions over time.
All the electric parts are 1950s Italian produced by EP. No information to be found about the company. An Electro Parts S.p.A. exist, but it was founded in 1983.
These copper and brass lighthouse table lamps were sold along the European coast in souvenir shops. This one was acquired in Normandy, France on a flee market in 2002. It is possible they were produced in France but it could be anywhere.
These table lamps were probably sold for the first time in the 1950s. They were produced for several years. Even in the early 1970s you could by them in souvenir shops.