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Hungarian piggery lights (V1)

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Reference 14_2082

Hungarian piggery lights (V1)

Era: 1950s Origin: Hungary

A large run of industrial pendants salvaged from a Hungarian piggery. The vitreous enamelled steel shade shows slight signs of wear while the original finned aluminium gallery has been refurbished and polished. Ideal suspended singularly or in rows above a kitchen island or worktop.

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internal view of industrial white enamel and polished aluminium pendants
polished aluminium gallery on white enamel
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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Hungarian piggery lights over kitchen counter

Restoration

Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. This light has been refurbished by hand, retaining the character to the enamel which shows slight wear, but emphasises the age of the product.

Grey fabric braided power cable with suspension chain and ceiling rose

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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360 mm
300 mm
2.8 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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