Table lamp holder in phenol formaldehyde and brass

Made:
1920-1939 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Small table lamp holder with steel chequered base, and vertical stem made of steel with alternate sections covered with phenol formaldehyde, brass electrical fitting for lamp at the top, together with flex and three point plug, 1920-1940 (see note)

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-354
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), lead (metal), phenol formaldehyde (unspecified) and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (without flex): 260 mm x 105 mm, 0.675kg
type:
table lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas