6556 Lamp by Christian Dell


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6556 Lamp by Christian Dell

Original Bauhaus 6556 Lamp by Christian Dell for Kaiser Idell

For sale in this LOT is an original 6556 lamps by Chistian Dell for Kaiser Idell. The item has not been touched from its original condition. The item functions perfectly with full movement/motion and adjustability. The item has been re-wired for UK power plug sockets at 240V.

Item Detail: Kaiser Idell Model 6556 – Designed by Christian Dell, teacher at the Bauhaus – Multi-adjustable shade – Swivelled vertically and horizontally

Designer: Christian Dell
Maker: Kaiser Idell
Design Period: 1920 to 1949
Country of Manufacture: Germany
Attribution Marks: Embossed on the shade

Condition: Very good
Restoration: Scratches to the shade and some rust to the screws
Style: Vintage, Mid-Century, Industrial, Design Classics
Plug Type: UK Plug and screw light fitted
Materials: Metal
Color: Black

Condition: In good vintage condition. Detailed in the photos provided. The item functions smoothly it can be adjusted in both angle and length, the shade heads swivel 160 degrees. The item looks vintage as the black paint on them is not shiny new, the paint is faded in areas but that’s because there both completely original condition.

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  • H: 30cm (12in)
  • W: 22cm (8.5in)
  • D: 22cm (8.5in)



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