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Fritz Hansen Kaiser Idell 6718W - Scissor Lamp


Instantly recognisable, the Kaiser Idell 6718W Scissor Lamp was designed in 1931 by Christian Dell, a member of the Bauhaus. This wall-mounted lamp features an extendable ‘scissor’ arm and tilting head. Crafted from steel and brass the lamp has a strong personality and timeless appeal.

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  • Designer : Christian Dell
  • Year of Design : 1931
  • Material : Steel & Brass
  • Dimensions : L: 47-89cm; Diameter : 16.4cm

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  • The Kaiser Idell Scissor Lamp was designed by Christian Dell in the 1930s and is now back in production
  • For Bauhaus fans the Scissor lamp makes a lovely addition to the Kaiser Idell family
  • Wall mounted, it makes a wonderful bedside or reading lamp over a chair or desk
  • With its pantograph 'scissor' arm and tilting head it can be closed and stretched - giving flexibility when its needed
  • Crafted in steel and brass this is a classic wall light with a strong personality and timeless appeal. It comes in a range of suitably Bauhaus colours to suit your interior


The appeal of Bauhaus movement is realised here in this beautiful extending Scissor Lamp. Wall mounted and available in a range of glossy colours as well as matt black it makes a great all round lamp where you want to save on table or floor space. The extending arm and swivel head give flexibility, allowing adjustment to the desired position. Crafted in steel and brass with chrome plated elements, silver soldered and hand polished, it features a fabric cable, enhancing its 30s appeal. Simply hang on your wall, plug in and you're ready to go. As an original Bauhaus design the Scissor lamp is based on a world patented swivel joint and the characteristic dome is embossed with "Original Kaiser-Idell"

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