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Racing car lamp by Aladin Luxe, 1935

Aladin Luxe, France

An exceptionally rare Art Deco ceramic table lamp in the form of a stylized sports racing-car at speed set on a white ceramic plinth with stylized plumes of dust seemingly in its wake. The bright blue glazed body and hubcaps with drivers in colourful livery, is highlighted with gold details and bears the number ‘5’ to the sides of the bonnet. The lights are electrically powered, and emits from the two open headlamp apertures, and glows via the translucent porcelain drivers. Signed ‘Aladin LUXE, MADE IN FRANCE’ to the underside. French, circa 1935.

The lamp is fully functioning with a twisted silk cable, and period cream Bakelite switch.

Length: 10 inches (26 cm)

Illustrated: ‘Art and the Automobile’ by D.B Tubbs, published 1978, p.139

Price Code: ££££

Reference: 6672

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