Hungarian Period Pendant Lighting (Type 5)Era: 1960s Origin: Hungary
Elegant Hungarian period lighting, with interesting opaline glass shade and chrome fixings.
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.View all lights from Hungary
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.
Supplied with bayonet (B22) hook lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional twisted silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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- Robert | Chichester | UK
What a great looking light! Fantastic in the kitchen and a great talking point. Thanks.
- Neil | Cumbria | UK
I’ve had a difficult time communicating with multiple European-based companies for different projects. skinflint were wonderful and extremely punctual, even with the time difference!
- Monique | USA | Commercial client
We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create.
- Estelle | London | UK