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1960s Round Red Porcelain Table Lamp

Materials: Round porcelain red glazed base. Porcelain socket. White opal glass globe.

Height: 16 cm / 6.29”

Width: ∅ 14 cm / 5.51”

Electricity: 1 bulb B22, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be determined.

This table or bedside lamp was purchased in France, but all the electric parts are Italian.

Peter Pelzel designed a table lamp for Vistosi. It appears in the Vistosi catalogue 1961 – 1962. The table lamp is model L122. The porcelain lamp has many similarities, as you can see below. The Vistosi lamp is made of Murano glass of course.

VLM Components

All the electric parts were made by VLM Components in the 1960s. The company was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. The company became famous for the switches they produce since 1968, designed by Achille Castiglioni.
VLM is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands RelcoLeuciRelco LightingVLM and Segno.

1960s Round Red Porcelain Table Lamp white opal glass globe 1970s MCM

1960s Round Red Porcelain Table Lamp white opal glass globe 1970s MCM

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