Orange Delmas Desk Lamp
Materials: Orange painted round metal (iron) base. Orange painted bottom. Cast iron counterweight inside. Chrome rod & joint. Adjustable round aluminium lampshade, conical ending. The lampshade is painted white inside. Some chrome and metal parts. Bakelite E14 socket.
Height: 27 cm / 10.62”
Lampshade: ∅ 11 cm / 4.33”
Base: ∅ 12 cm / 4.72”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s, 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer:Delmas Luminaires, 2 Rue Voltaire, 82000 Montauban, France.
Other versions: This Orange Delmas desk lamp exists in several colours.
Delmas Luminaires is a lighting company from Montauban, France founded in 1976. The Delmas company produced many lamps in all kind of styles. From classic to modern.
Lamps with a label from Delmas are often attributed to Disderot, another French company (see below). Disderot never used a label with a D.
The company no longer exists. It was liquidated in 2003.
The label on the left: Delmas label, the label on the right: Disderot label
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Many thanks to Lluís from Eclectique Vintage for the photos and the enthusiasm.