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Lunel 1950s Floor Lamp

Materials: Brass round base. Brass curved rods. Black iron rods. Translucent red acrylic decoration and arrows. 5 clear crystal embossed diamond shaped glass lampshades. Some brass parts and ornamental nuts. Nickel-plated brass B22 sockets.

Height: 170 cm / 66.92”

Width: ∅ 30 cm / 11.81”

Base: ∅ 23,5 cm / 9.25”

Electricity: 5 bulbs B22, 5 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type small B22 light bulb can be used, but a clear one is preferred. 

Period: 1950s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Raymond Lunel – attributed.

Manufacturer: Maison Lunel, Paris, France – attributed.

Other versions: This Lunel 1950s floor lamp exists in a few variations, also a chandelier and wall lamps were produced. The wall lamps can be found over here on Vintageinfo.

This floor lamp has two switches in the middle of the lamp. 3 lamp or all lamps can be lit.

Maison Lunel

Ets R. Lunel, later in time it changed into Maison Lunel was founded by entrepreneur Raymond Lunel. He began his career by opening a small electricity store in the rue Fontaine, Paris.

Raymond truly began his career in the 1950s by opening his “Royal Luminaire” factory in Montreuil. He undertakes to publish his lighting designs in series, and shares his passion with renowned designers Renée Mathieu, Robert Mathieu and Pierre Guariche. Raymond Lunel passed away in 1978.

Today, granddaughter Agathe Lunel perpetuates the spirit of Maison Lunel by undertaking the reissue and modernisation of Editions Lunel. After having undertaken studies of applied art, Agathe gives life to the story of his grandfather, reinterpreting the great classics iconic of the 50s.

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