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Van Doorn Mushroom Floor Lamp

Materials: Round white painted metal (aluminium) base, cast-iron counterweight inside. Chrome rod. White painted metal parts (iron). Round orange acrylic mushroom lampshade. Silver painted Bakelite E27 sockets. The lampshade is adjustable in height.

Height: 152 cm / 59.84”

Lampshade: ∅ 40 cm / 15.74”

Base: ∅ 22 cm / 8.66”

Electricity: 2 bulbs E27, 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred. 

Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer:  Van Doorn Verlichting B.V., Bellweg 10, 4104 BJ Culemborg, The Netherlands.

Other versions: This Van Doorn mushroom floor lamp exists with a white lampshade. Also table lamps were made.

Van Doorn

Van Doorn Verlichting B.V. is a lighting company from Culemborg, The Netherlands founded in 1937The first years the company produced decorative lighting fixtures, chandeliers, table lamps and desk lamps.

In 1955 the family business moved into a, then ultramodern, building with an eye for the well-being of the people, with large windows from floor to roof ensuring a clear working climate.

Today Van Doorn is an innovative and creative all-rounder. Technology, experience, innovation and creativity are the core values that characterize the company.

Acrylic: often named by its commercial name: Perspex, Plexiglas, Crylux, Acrylite, Lucite, is a thermoplastic.

Van Doorn Mushroom Floor Lamp – 1969 Catalogue Picture

Van Doorn Mushroom Floor Lamp 1969 Catalogue Picture

A Van Doorn mushroom floor lamp shows up in the Belgian magazine Nina in March 2020. The photo was taken in the house of journalist Anke Michiels who got this lamp from her grandmother.