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Hungarian Period Pendant Lighting (Type 5)

opaline glass hungarian stepped pendant
Reference 14_1937

Hungarian Period Pendant Lighting (Type 5)

Era: 1960s Origin: Hungary

Elegant Hungarian period lighting, with interesting opaline glass shade and chrome fixings.

hungarian pendant detail of glass shade
view of underside of opaline glass hungarian stepped pendant
Hungary

Origin: Hungary

We salvage high volumes of industrial and decorative lighting from this landlocked former Eastern Bloc country. Hungarian industrial enamel shades are often available in blue or white, whereas the decorative glassware has more of a clean line and timeless design. In the mid to late 20th century, the Communist east produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

The opaline shades were produced at Tokod, a small village north from Budapest, close to the Danube and the Hungarian-Slovakian border. The plant initially started production in 1892. It finally went bankrupt around 2000, although different short lived spin-offs continued, but never succeeded.

Product details

Supplied with bayonet (B22) hook lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional twisted silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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230 mm
190 mm
1.4 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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