Uno Dahlén Aneta Floor Lamp
Materials: Round red painted metal (iron) base. Cast iron counterweight inside the base. Long red painted metal rod. Chrome curved slat. Round red painted aluminium lampshade. White opal acrylic half globe diffuser below. Bakelite E27 socket.
Height: 155 cm / 61.02”
Width: ∅ 40 cm / 15.74”
Base: ∅ 32 cm / 12.59”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: Uno Dahlén.
Manufacturer: Aneta Belysning AB, 3 Lagergatan, 352 46 Växjö, Sweden.
Other versions: This Uno Dahlén Aneta floor lamp was made in several colours. Exists also as a table lamp, wall lamp and pendant lamp.
It is always said that this lamp is designed by Uno Dahlén. Unfortunately no information can be found about a designer whit that name. 2 writers with the same name, one born in 1941 and the other (Uno Dalén) in 1920 and deceased in 2006. Dalén and Dahlén are both names used in Sweden.
Aneta Belysning AB
The Aneta Belysning company was founded after World War 2 in 1947. In the beginning Aneta Belysning manufactured handcrafted textile lampshades. Since 2005, Aneta Belysning AB has been included in the Byggma group and works side by side with its sister company Scan Lamps AS. Another designer that worked for Aneta was Jan Wickelgren. He designed a wooden floor and table lamp.
Acrylic: often named by its commercial name: Perspex, Plexiglas, Crylux, Acrylite, Lucite, is a thermoplastic.
Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the pictures and the enthusiasm.