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Small Hokkaido Table Lamp

Materials: Curved rolled up black lacquered wood bottom base. Black lacquered wooden beam with gold coloured elements. Japanese style drawing: presentation of a swimming couple of mandarin ducks in a pond. Some brass parts. Bakelite E27 socket. Black fabric pagoda lampshade.

Total height: 61 cm / 24.01”

Width lampshade: 41 cm / 16.14”

Height: 42 cm / 16.53”

Base: 22 x 11 cm / 8.66 x 4.33”

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

Period: 1970s, 1980s – Hollywood Regency.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Le Dauphin, Saint Marcellin, France.

Other models: This small Hokkaido table lamp exists also in a big version, you can find it over here on Vintageinfo. it has a flat base, not a curved such as this one.

Hokkaido: The second largest island of Japan, famous for it’s beautiful nature, hence the decoration on this table lamp.

Le Dauphin: 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 kilometers from Grenoble.
Today Le Dauphin offers a wide range of light fixtures, 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.