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Staff Pendant lamp 5635

Materials: Frosted opal glass diffuser. Conical pale yellow aluminium lampshade. Some white painted metal parts. Metal E27 socket.

Cord Length: 100 cm / 39.37’’

Height: 27 cm / 10.62”

Width: ∅ 23 cm / 9.05”

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.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Staff & Schwarz Leuchtenwerke GMBH, Lemgo, Germany.

Other versions: This Staff pendant lamp 5635 exists in several colours. Similar lamps also exists, but they have another number.

Staff 

Staff LeuchtenStaff & Schwarz Leuchtenwerk (lighting plant) – was established by Alfred Staff and Otto Schwarz in Lemgo, (West) Germany in 1945.

Their business started as a shop for consumer goods in wood and metal as well as pesticide for controlling the Colorado potato beetle, a huge problem at that time.

Within a year they the company expanded with 15 employees and they produced the first wrought iron luminaires. Over the next three decades, Staff was to develop into a world leader in design excellence, receiving over 200 awards for their achievements.

Staff also collaborated with the Italian company Stilnovo. They published a joint catalogue in the 1970s. The Dutch Raak and the Danish Lyfa sold several lamps in the 60s and 70s. Several other companies did.

In 1994 Zumtobel bought the company.