Pharaoh Table Lamp
Materials: Wood base. The statue is made in an unknown material, probably some resin. Brass parts, 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 – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Phanera, France.
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’s 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 60’s after the King Tutankhamun exhibitions in France (1967) and Brussels (1970). More info on this website (link opens in a new window): kingtutart.com
Horse head table lamp from the same company: Phanera France