Herda - Wall lamp

Herda - Wall lamp
Netherlands - 1970-1979 - Perspex

Materials: Translucent, chocolate, smoked brown and white acrylic parts. Some chromed brass parts. White painted Bakelite socket. Acrylic: Often named by its commercial name: Perspex, Plexiglas, Crylux, Acrylite, Lucite, is a thermoplastic.

Depth: 12 cm / 4.72” Width: 22,6 x 22,6 cm / 8.89 x 8.89”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, but a silver cupped (or gold cupped) light bulb is preferred.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Manufacturer: Herda Verlichting BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Other versions: These Herda square acrylic wall lamps exists in several variations. Also made as a pendant lamp and a table lamp.

Often sold or presented as lamps made by Dijkstra Lampen B.V. or Raak Amsterdam, two other Dutch companies, but they never made lamps like these.

Herda Verlichting BV (Herda Lighting company) was a owned by the Dutch “brothers Daniels” family and was located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Founded in 1946 and declared bankrupt on June 24, 1997. Herda had some top designers employed, including Willem van Oyen Sr. who is famous for the lamps he designed for the Raak Amsterdam company, also from The Netherlands. (source Vintageinfo,be)

Item will be carefully packed and shipped by registered/insured post with a a silver cupped light bulb.

Lot details
Wall lamp
Manufacturer/ Brand
Mid-Century Modern
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
12×22.6×22.6 cm
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