SIS Bauhaus Desk Lamp
Materials: Pink-red or pale red rounded round metal base with a built-in switch. Cast-iron counterweight inside. Chrome rod and gooseneck. Pink-red painted round aluminium lampshade, white on the inside. Bakelite E27 socket.
Height: 40 cm / 15.74” – adjustable
Lampshade: ∅ 23,5 cm / 9.25”
Base: ∅ 15,5 cm / 6.10”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred
Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern – Bauhaus style.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: SIS-Licht Gebr. Lang GmbH & Co., Schweinfurt, Germany.
Other versions: This lamp exists in several colours.
The SIS Bauhaus desk lamp is made in the style of the famous lamps designed by Christian Dell in the 1930s for Gebrüder Kaiser & Co.
SIS LICHT – Light Solutions was founded in 1924 by Erich Lang and his dad Karl Lang senior. They started a metal industry factory, that had it’s focus on lighting right from the start. The name SIS stands for Sirius Schweinfurt. Today, they are producing a wide range of industrial lighting. The company is led by Stefan Lang, the fourth generation to lead the family business.
Schweinfurt is a small town with a population of some 52.000 inhabitants (2016) in the northwest of Bavaria on the right bank of the Main River. Schweinfurt is known for its metal industry. Schweinfurt is one of the fastest growing cities in Germany and one of the most dynamic cities in Europe in terms of development opportunities.
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1970s Massive Bauhaus style desk lamp – very similar lamp