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1950s tiered Czech period glass light
Reference 15_2182

Czechoslovakian period lighting

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Imposing tiered hall pendant salvaged from the former Czechoslovakia. Ridged opaline glass shade with open underside to permit a degree of down lighting.

 

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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 the 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. Every light we reclaim has two tales to tell - its original use, and how it came to be salvaged. We’ll let you know its history but the next chapter is up to you.

Product details

Supplied with new nickel plated screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. Can be converted to accept screw (E26) lamp holders (for use in USA) if required.

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450 mm
370 mm
4.1 kg
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White

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

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Totally gorgeous; I love it. Delivery was very fast too. I now have two choices (a) ration visits to this website or (b) buy a bigger house with space for all the stunning lights! 

- Jean | London | UK

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Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

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Commendable service

We have often purchased from skinflint and the fittings are exactly as depicted, delivered on time & with excellent customer service.

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