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pair of industrial 1950s czech glass enamel and bakelite pendants
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Industrial Czechoslovakian pendants (M)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Industrial Czechoslovakian pendants. Glass dome with enamel reflector and Bakelite lamp enclosure. 

 

industrial 1950s czech glass enamel and bakelite pendant
group of industrial 1950s czech glass enamel and bakelite pendants
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close up of industrial 1950s czech glass enamel and bakelite pendants
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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

Once we’ve salvaged a collection of lights, we bring them home to our studio and begin the slow process of restoration. Each light is disassembled and we examine every component for damage and flaws, so we know which can be kept, and which need to be replaced. We then hand over to our experts – in-house and locally – to carefully restore each component by hand. That often begins with soda-blasting (an environmentally friendly way to remove old paint), before hand-polishing, lacquering and rewiring.

gold fabric braided power cable with decorative chain and ceiling rose

Product details

Supplied with new bronzed bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional bronze braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. As with all our products, should you require a different colour cable just let us know.

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300 mm
270 mm
2 kg
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Anthracite Grey | Bakelite

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

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