Glashütte Limburg Art Nouveau Style Mushroom Table Lamp
Materials: Yellow, brown and red coloured opal glass. Brass lampshade holder. Bakelite socket.
Height: 32 cm / 12.59”
Width: 25 cm / 9.84”
Base: ∅ 20 cm / 7.87”
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: 1970s, 1980s.
Designer: To be determined.
Manufacturers: Glashütte Limburg, Glashüttenweg 1, 65549 Limburg an der Lahn, Germany.
Other versions: Probably made in several colours and sizes. This lamp is model 6325, as labeled.
This hand blow table lamp is reminiscent at the French Art Nouveau (1860 – 1920) lamps designed by Émile Gallé, the Daum brothers, Muller Frères, Loetz and several others.
Glashütte Limburg was founded in 1946. Today Glashütte Limburg is a member of the BEGA group. The company still exists and they make beautiful (industrial) lighting.
BEGA was founded in 1945 by goldsmith and steel engraver Heinrich Gartenbrink.
One of the best known designers for Glashütte Limburg was Helena Tynell who created several lamps for the company. Her most famous are the bubble glass lamps. Helena Tynell lived from 1918 until 2016. She was married to the famous designer Paavo Tynell (1890-1973).
Glashütte Limburg received 160 iF Design Awards.
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