Prof. Petucco Table Lamp
Materials: White enameled ceramics. Brown fabric lampshade, clear plastic on the inside. Bakelite socket.
Total Height: 58 cm / 22.83”
Height: 26 cm / 10.23”
Width: ∅ 56 cm / 22.04”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup a globe bulb was used.
Period: 1970s, 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: Giambattista Petucco (attributed).
Manufacturer: Prof. Petucco, Nove, Italy.
Prof. Petucco is an artisan ceramics company located at Nove, a town in the province of Vicenza in the region of Veneto in the north-eastern region of Italy, with just over 5,000 inhabitants. It is located on the Brenta river, near Marostica and Bassano del Grappa. The town is home of a local network of ceramics industries.
Very rare lamp, no other lamp from this company to be found on the internet in the last 10 years (2006-2017).
The owner is Giambattista Petucco, he founded the company in 1980, according to official sources. Prof. Pettuco is located at the Via Mulini, 50 in 36055 Nove and still exists but has no website.
The electric parts of this lamp are made by the VLM company in Buccinasco, Milan, some 250 km (155mi) away. Nove is 88 km (55mi) from Venice.