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Romolo Lanciani Tender Table Lamp

Materials: Frosted opal glass half round tubular lampshade. Chromed metal (iron) curved handle. White painted metal (iron) round base. Bakelite E27 socket.

Height: 28 cm / 11.02”

Width: ∅ 15 cm / 5.90”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. 

Period: 1980s.

Designer: Romolo Lanciani in 1980.

Manufacturer: Tronconi s.r.l. , Corsico, Milan, Italy.

Other versions: This Romolo Lanciani Tender table lamp exists in several colours. The handle was at least made in blue, red, black and gold.

The Tender lamp is back in production with a fancier base. You can find it on the Tronconi websiste.


Tronconi is a company founded by Enrico Tronconi. One of the most well-known lamps of Enrico Tronconi is the Bamboo floor lamp he designed for the famous Vistosi company from Murano, Italy in the seventies.

Romolo Lanciani is an Italian industrial designer. He designed lamps for Pioluci, Leucos and several other companies.

VLM Components

The wiring, switch and socket are Italian and they are made by VLM Components from Buccinasco near Milan. The company became famous for the switches they produce since 1968, designed by Achille Castiglioni. You can find them over here. This Romolo Lanciani Tender table lamp is equipped with a black model 450 switch designed by Castiglioni. The 450 switch is still in production.

VLM Components is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands RelcoLeuciRelco LightingVLM and Segno.


The plug is a plug made by the French company Legrand in the 70s and 80s.

Romolo Lanciani - Tender Table Lamp - Tronconi Red Handle

Romolo Lanciani - Tender Table Lamp - Tronconi - Black Handle