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Vintage Art Deco ceiling light

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Vintage Art Deco ceiling light

Era: 1920s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Original 1920s chandelier salvaged from a residential interior in the Czech Republic. Sensitively restored by the Skinflint team, the one-off piece features a stunning pewter plated and hardwood stem, with two curved arms and tinted opaline globes.

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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

Forming part of our Spring Summer collection, this chandelier is a 1920s original from the Art Deco era. Art Deco took its design inspiration largely from the Machine Age. In the difficult years after WW1 artists and designers found inspiration and positivity in the new and exciting era of the jet engine, which promised a more positive future and is to be found reflected in the elegant lines and modern materials of the lights in this collection.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with 2no. new screw (E27) lamp holders, ceiling mounting plate and original rose.

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150 (glass) mm
575 mm
1.3 kg
n/a mm
440 mm
Silver | White

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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