English Opaline tulip lights. Circa 1950 (L)Era: 1950s Origin: UK
Large opaline tulip lights salvaged from a Church to the East of England with original polished brass monks caps and short stem stanchions.
Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.View all lights from UK
Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights that would otherwise have become scrap - examining, refurbishing and updating one part at a time. But we don’t only piece together the light’s components. We take the time to investigate its history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story.
Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of brass chain, traditional old gold braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.
300 (Widest) mm
Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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