Philips NG68 fishing rod light
Mid century fishing rod light
Beautiful and rare glass lamp by Louis Kalff.
Completely modern 60s in Scandinavian style.
In good condition, chip on top of the violet/mauve shade.
Fully cleaned and equipped with a new electrical cable. Wooden wall piece has been sanded and treated with beeswax for a fresh look.
Producer : Philips Holland.
Design by Louis Kalff.
Model : NG68
Year : early 1960's.
Material : wood, metal, satin glass, violet/mauve colored glass.
Ø - 23 cm. / 9 inch.
Total height - 57 cm. / 22.4 inch.
Glass height - 25 cm. / 9.8 inch.
From wall - 29.5 cm. / 11.6 inch.
Original Philips Edison screw-fitting E26 / E27 for a 75 Watt lightbulb.
Fully cleaned with a new electrical cable 220 cm. / 86.6 inch. long with 2-pin power plug.
The Dutch architect and designer Louis Kalff (1897-1976) joined Philips in 1925.
He modernize the visual image of the company by designing advertisements and a range of electric products.
In 1946 he became Philips chief designer and head of the lighting division.
In this position he designed a large number of lighting fixtures.