Mid-Century brass floor lamp with fiberglass shade, 1950s, Germany
Elegant Mid-Century brass floor lamp with fiberglass shade. The lamp is made in the 1950s in Germany. It has its original switches and they work separately: one powers the lightbulb at the top of the lampshade and the other powers the two lightbulbs at the base of the lampshade. The item is in overall good shape with some scratches on the tripod and minor signs of ware on the shade (see photos).
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Good/Fair. This vintage item remains in an overall good shape, but it shows sign of age through small chips, scratches, discoloration or other minor defects.
Minor wear consistent with age and use
H = 160 cm | Lampshade diameter = 23 cm | Tripod = 31 cm (max)
3 lightbulbs, Edison Screw (E27 or ES)
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