TRIO Leuchten Olympic Table Lamp
Materials: Chromed metal (iron) tripod with plastic revolving caps. Chrome round plate with air-holes. Round UFO style red glass lampshade on top with a chrome round cap. 2 plastic sockets.
Height: 41 cm / 16.14”
Width: ∅ 30 cm / 11.81”
Electricity: 2 bulbs E14, 2 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E14 screw base can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1990s, 2000s
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: TRIO Leuchten, Dieselstraße 4, 59823 Arnsberg, Germany.
Other versions: This TRIO Leuchten Olympic table lamp was made in several colours. It was also produced as a floor lamp, you can find it over here on Vintageinfo. The design of the lamps is inspired by the Olympic flame, hence the name.
TRIO Leuchten GmbH was founded in 1991. In 2006 the company was bought by Massive from Belgium. Philips bought Massive in November 2006. In December 2010, TRIO Leuchten was bought back by the management from Philips together with Reality Leuchten GmbH and became 100% independent January 1st 2011.
The same tripod base was used for several other lamps, as you can see in a 2010s catalogue.