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Reclaimed Hungarian aluminium pendant lights

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Reference 16_2631

Reclaimed Hungarian aluminium pendant lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Hungary

Salvaged ceiling lights from a Hungarian swimming pool, with an industrial style tiered aluminium shade. Some areas of the shades are slighted pitted due to corrosion which produces an interesting effect when the lights are illuminated.

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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 aluminium shades and bezels have been soda blasted to remove any corrosion, the bezels have then been polished, and the shades brushed to give a matt appearance. There is a small amount of degradation to the shades that has created a varying surface patina. A new etched glass diffusion screen has been installed and a new polished aluminium bracket that allows the light to be angled to focus light.

Product details

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

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210 (glass) mm
440 mm
3.2 kg
n/a mm
310 mm
Silver

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

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