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Ornate Hungarian Bankers Desk Lamps Circa 1920s

Product code #OA1840

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- Cast Iron bases with ashtrays
- Vitreous green enamel shade
- Shade and arm are adjustable
- Takes E27 fitting bulbs
- On/Off switch on the bulb holder
- Hungarian, Circa 1920s
- 46cm tall x 24cm wide x 19cm deep

Bankers Lamps

The green banker’s lamp originally gained its popularity in the 1800’s when George Westinghouse, and the Westinghouse Corporation, started to produce and use them. The first banker’s lamps were constructed with dark green glass which sat atop a beautifully construction base of solid brass. Scientific studies have suggested green is actually the perfect color for banker’s lamp shades, as it inspires creativity, and call this the “green effect.” The “green effect” could explain why banker’s lamps are often found on pianos, in art galleries and other areas where creative people flourish and perform.

Condition Report

Fully re wired with modern electrical components

As with all of our products this product is an original piece and has lived a life before it arrived at Otto's HQ. It has been sympathetically restored by the Otto's team to ensure it has a life for many more years to come. All of our products will show signs of patina and cosmetic wear, this we believe is what gives our products their unique charm. If you have any further questions regarding the condition of this product or any others please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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