Phanera Pharaoh Table Lamp
Materials: Rectangular black lacquered wooden base. The statue is made in an unknown material, probably some resin. Painted in gold and turquoise. Brass rod and parts. Black pagoda lampshade with two gold rims, gold foil inside. Bakelite socket.
Height: 59 cm / 23.22”
Width: 40.5 cm / 15.94”
Base: 19.2 x 14 cm / 7.55” x 5.51”
Electricity: 1 x 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 – Hollywood Regency.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Phanera, France.
Other versions: Phanera produced several lamps in the style of this Phanera pharaoh table lamp.
Label says: Phanera France, reproduction interdite. (reproduction forbidden). There is not much known about this brand. Sometimes a lamp appears on the internet but it is seldom. Very heavy lamp: 5 kg/11 lb.
Phanera is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Caesalpinioideae.
These lamps became popular in Europe in the late 60s after the King Tutankhamun exhibitions in France (1967) and Brussels (1970).
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Horse head table lamp from the same company: Phanera France