Antique lamps, vintage home accessories & design

With BrocArt - vintage light & living you find antique lampsvintage home accessories and design from 1890-1980.

Vintage lamps & Home decor from 1890-1980

Discover lamps, candlesticks, ashtrays, glass, vases, champagne coolers, wardrobes, chandeliers... our collection is varied and represents the period from 1890-1980.

Visit us in our store in Basel Switzerland or directly in our e-shop.

Product & Shipping Information

It is not possible for us yet to show the shop products in English. In the following you find the important terms listed alphabetically.

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Shop terms A - Z

A

Aluminiumkegel - Aluminium cone

Apéro-Tablett - appetizer-plate

Apéroschale - appetizer-dish

Aufklappbar - hinged

B

Bakelit - bakelite

Behälter - bucket

Breite - width

Buchstützen - bookends

Bunt - coloured

Bürolampe - office lamp

   


C

Christbaumständer - x-mas tree stand

Chrom (matt) - (matt) chrome-plated

Chromstahl - chrome-steel   

D

Deckel - lid

Deckenkugel - ceiling globe bulb

Dunkelblau - dark blue

Dunkelgrün - dark green


E

Emaille - enamel

F

(4)-flammig - (4)-flame

Fuss - (lamp) foot

 


G

Gehämmert - hammered

Gesamtlänge - entire length

Geschliffen - cut

Gestuft - stepped

Glänzend - shiny

Glas - glass

Glasschale - glass bowl

Glaszylinder - glass cylinder

Glanzverchromt - brilliant chrome-plated

Griff - handle

Gross - large

Grün - green

Gusseisen - cast iron

H

Haken - hook

Haltegriffe - handholds

Halterung - mounting

Hellrosa - light pink

Henkel - handle

Hinterglasmalerei - verre églomisé

Höhe - hight

Holz - wood

Holzapplikationen - wooden applications

Holzkugeln - wooden balls

Hyazinthenglas - hyacinth glass


I

Intakt - intact

J

Jhd. - century

Jugendstil - art nouveau


K

Karaffe - carafe

Keramik - ceramic

Kippbar - tiltable

Klappdeckel - lid

klar - clear

klein - small

Kristall - crystal

Kristallglas - crystal glass

Küchenwaage - kitchen scale

Kugel(n) - globe(s)

Kühlerfiguren - radiator mascots

Kunstleder - faux leather

Kunststoff - synthetic material

Kupfer - copper

L

Lackiert - varnished

Länge - length

Lampenkopf - lamp head

Lüster - chandelier


M

Marke - brand

Marmor/marmoriert - marble/marbled

Messing - brass

Metall - metal

Montierung - mounting

Mundgeblasen - mouth-blown

N

-


O

Opalglas - opaline glass

Ornamente - ornaments

P

Paar - pair

Pendelleuchte - pendant light

Porzellan - china


R

Rahmen - frame

Rarität - rarity

Rauhglas - rough glass

S

Sammlerstück - collectable

Schale - dish

Schirm - lampshade

Schwarz - black

Silber - silver

Spiegel - mirror

Spritzdekor - spray pattern

sehr gut - very good (condition)

Sockel - socket

Stk. - piece


T

Tragbar - portable

Tragkraft - payload

V

Verchromt - chromed

Versilbert - silvered

Verstellbar - adjustable

Verziert - decorated

Verlängern - to lengthen

Verkürzen - to shorten


Z

Zinn - tin

Zuglampe - pendant light

Zustand - condition