Satyr Table Lamp
Materials: Rectangular brass base, brass rod. Brass support for the glass plate. Some undefined stone for the satyr head sculpture, probably some concrete or cement. Conical fabric lampshade. Bakelite socket.
Height: 67 cm / 26.37”
Width: 25 cm / 9.84”
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: 1970s, 1980s – Hollywood Regency.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Le Dauphin, Saint-Marcellin, France.
Other versions: This satyr table lamp was made in 1 version and probably sold with various lampshades.
Located in the heart of the region Rhône Alpes since 1966, Le Dauphin is a brand famous for its high-end luminaires and its timeless style. The artisan factory is located in Saint-Marcellin, some 50 kilometres from Grenoble.
Today Le Dauphin offers a wide range of luminaires, from classic ceramics to decorated metal, through the transparency of hand-cut glass.
“To dress the light so that it becomes a source of decoration” is the motto of the Le Dauphin company.
The company name has it’s origin in the former name of the province were it’s located: Dauphiné.
Links (external links open in a new window)
Website Le Dauphin
Dauphiné – Wikipedia
The village of Saint-Marcellin – Wikipedia
Satyr on Wikipedia – mythology
Satyr heads – Google images
The Cryptid Zoo: Satyrs (or Fauns) in Cryptozoology
Saint-Marcellin is also famous for his soft cheese:
Saint-Marcellin cheese – Wikipedia