Maison Arlus Tripod Table Lamp
Materials: Teak, brass parts. Some type of plastic/resin made in a sugar crystals style. 3 brass screws. Bakelite socket.
Height: 25 cm / 9.84”
Lampshade: ∅ 9 cm / 3.54”
Width: ∅ 13,5 cm / 5.31”
Electricity: 1 bulb B22, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with a B22 bayonet socket can be used. Not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Maison Arlus, Paris, France.
Other versions: Maison Arlus made several lamps in this style. Bedside lamps, table lamps, floor lamps, pendant lamp, chandeliers and wall lamps. All with this “faux sugar” plastic type of lampshades of pressed acrylic/perspex grains with teak or some other tropical wood and brass. They are made in a square form, round, rectangular or oval.
Arlus is a French company established in the 1950s. The name is derived from the two words Art and Lustre, chandelier in French.
The shop was located in the Avenue de Clichy number 7 in the 17th district in Paris. In the 1980s the Debbas Group acquired the company. They are located in 30, Rue Alexandre in Gennevilliers, not so far away from the old address on the other side of the Seine river in Paris.