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Rippled 1960s Czech opaline pendant

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Once illuminating private residences in Prague, former Czechoslovakia, these 1960s rippled pendants are retro through and through. A glass opaline globe creates a soft and even glow of illumination when lit, contrasting against a Bakelite gallery. A great addition to restaurants and bars as well as homes and hotels. 

 

 

 

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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 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

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each vintage piece we salvage. This ensures every light we reclaim lives on to tell its tale: from its original use, to how it came to be salvaged and restored. The next chapter of the story is up to you...

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of black braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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460 mm
3.3 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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