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1950s vintage opaline ceiling light (XL)

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1950s vintage opaline ceiling light (XL)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

An imposing hemispherical opaline glass ceiling light salvaged from the former Czechoslovakia. The unusual lipped shade also has an open underside, perfect for a hallway or lobby. Fitted to a new polished aluminium stanchion and chrome ceiling plate.

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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

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece. We have three guiding principles: To salvage the best lighting from the 1920s to the 1970s; To restore every piece sensitively - without compromising its character; To restore each fixture to the highest modern standards.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, aluminium stanchion and ceiling mounting plate.

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430 mm
280 (glass) mm
3.6 kg
430 (stanchion) mm
n/a mm
White

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

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