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.
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 lighthouses were sold along the European coast in souvenir shops. This one was acquired in Normandy, France.
Probably for the first time sold in the 1950s, but produced for several years.