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1920s Czech ceiling light

Era: 1920s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

An Art Deco influenced Czech chandelier. The light is sleek and distinguished in style with a pewter plated stem, elegant central baluster and curved arms. With one larger and three smaller hand-blown opaline glass globes.

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Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of former Czechoslovakia. Under Communist rule the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. The country is also famed for its beautiful glassware, with both wall and ceiling opaline glass lights often being used in public and residential settings, such as housing blocks and schools.

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Restoration

Forming part of our Spring Summer collection, this chandelier is a 1920s original from the Art Deco era. Art Deco took its design inspiration largely from the Machine Age. In the difficult years after WW1 artists and designers found inspiration and positivity in the new and exciting era of the jet engine, which promised a more positive future and is to be found reflected in the elegant lines and modern materials of the lights in this collection.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with 4no. new screw (E27) lamp holders, ceiling mounting plate and original rose.

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180 mm
800 mm
2.3 kg
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400 mm
Silver | White

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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Located in the former Kyoto Central Telephone Office redesigned by famed architect Kengo Kuma, the 1920s building is a fitting spot for three of our original Art Deco opaline chandeliers.

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