Bouillotte table lamp, sold

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Bouillotte table lamp

Bouillotte lamp

France ca.1960.

Cream colored adjustable metal shade.
Three-flame, profiled plate base (brass).

Stylized candles. Three E14 light sources. Solid brass with chasing.
Beautiful desk lamp that used to be on desks , so called “Bureau Plats” – with their brass base and adjustable shade they are still very popular today and are often placed on windowsills.

Height: 64 cm
Diameter: 35 cm

Bouillotte table lamp

Bouillotte lamps were originally designed in France in the 18th century. Table lamps used for playing the card game bouillotte. The lamp was designed to provide a small pool of light for the players while they focused on their game.

In the 1960s, bouillotte table lamps experienced a resurgence in popularity and were produced in a variety of styles and materials. These lamps typically featured a circular base with one or more candle-like lights surrounded by a metal shade with adjustable arms.

The metal shades on these lamps were often adorned with decorative elements such as tassels, finials, or other embellishments. They were available in a range of finishes, including brass, bronze, and silver, and were often paired with a patterned or solid-colored fabric shade.

Today, vintage bouillotte lamps from France 1960s are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of mid-century design. They can be found in antique shops and online marketplaces, with prices ranging from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Always depending on their condition, rarity, and level of ornamentation.

To math this Bouillotte table lamp with something special out of this era we suggest the Biedermeier pedestal in the form of a column.

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