Ceramic racing car lamp by Aladin Luxe, 1920s
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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 banked plinth. The white glazed body and hubcaps with drivers in white livery, is highlighted with gold details and bears the number ‘2’ to the sides of the bonnet. The lights are electrically powered, and emits from the two open headlamp apertures, signed ‘Aladin (sic) LUXE’ to the underside. French, circa 1920s.
Length: 10 inches (26 cm)
This is the earlier and rarer model which also features a ceramic inkwell set to the rear, and aperture under the radiator cap, both complete with original lift-off matching ceramic covers (usually missing but both present).
No other examples to this specification are known.
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