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Vintage 1930s Czech ceiling light

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Vintage 1930s Czech ceiling light

Era: 1930s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

An original 1930s ceiling light, salvaged from a residential interior in the Czech Republic. Featuring curved chrome-plated arms and a geometric central baluster, the light has both Art Deco and Cubism design influences. Comprising four tinted opaline glass shades, one enclosed on the underside and three open-topped shades to the upper, producing a warm glowing effect when illuminated.

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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

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface. The vitreous enamelled steel shades have small amounts of localised wear and their original factory finish has been retained to the two part upper gallery, with original manufactures detailing, and an interesting surface patina.

Product details

Supplied rewired and tested with four new screw (E14) lamp holders.

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250 (large glass) mm
720 mm
2.78 kg
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540 mm
Yellow | Silver

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

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A quick word from our customers

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What a great looking light! Fantastic in the kitchen and a great talking point. Thanks.

- Neil | Cumbria | UK

A real gem!

What a great little product, saves masses of time and cost rewiring. Will be back for more!

- Chris | Gloucester | UK

US shipment within days

Many thanks for your help. Paying customs was easy and arrival of shipment only took a few days. You made this transaction go so quickly and smoothly, I appreciate it.

- Leslie | Florida | US

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Love the lights, love your ethos. Absolutely what more companies need to be doing. I have my Retro Czech Ceiling Lights (V2) in my dining room and the spray of light they give off is gorgeous and unusual.

- Jenny | Lincolnshire | UK