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Tripod Wool Table Lamp


Materials: Black painted metal frame (iron), Ocher and brown/green wool wrapped around the iron frame to create the conical lampshade. Some early plastic wrapped around the iron feet. Bakelite socket.

Height: 43,5 cm / 17.12”

Width: 18 cm / 7.08”

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

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid century modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: In all probability it is a DIY/homemade lamp. Maybe it was sold as a do it yourself packet.

The switch, socket and plug of this table lamp were made by VLM Components from Italy in the 1950s, early 1960s.

Nothing to be found about this lamp, unfortunately. It is possible that the lampshade was made of a different material wrapped around the frame.

The wool of this lamp is made of two colours, ocher and some ocher-brown-green.


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Wool on Wikipedia

Tripod on Wikipedia

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