Viktoria Bankers Desk Lamp
Materials: Black oval cast iron base. Black painted adjustable metal slat rod. Adjustable elongated green enamelled lampshade. White enamelled inside. Bakelite E27 socket.
Height: 40 cm / 15.74” – adjustable
Lampshade: 22 x 14 cm / 8.66 x 5.51”
Base: 21 x 12 cm / 8.26 x 4.72”
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: 1920s, 1930s – Art deco.
Designers: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Viktoria Lampe, Germany.
Other versions: This Viktoria bankers desk lamp exists in several varieties. De base was used for many other lamps, all in this style.
Unfortunately, no information can be found about the Viktoria Lampe company. It must be long gone. Everybody says it is a German firm, because of the word Lampe. But lamp is lampe in several other languages, such as the Norwegian, for instance. But in all probability it is a German lighting company.
Viktoria Lampe is also a girls name.
Many other companies around the globe produced similar lamps. It is one of the first designs at the time the light bulb was invented in the late 1800s.
Bankers lamps in this style are still in production. Many of them are now produced in China.
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