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Vintage Czech glass chandelier (V1)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A one off 1960s lustrous chandelier, salvaged from a residential interior in Czechoslovakia. Comprising a chrome plated stem, arms and a central baluster with hardwood detailing. The five opaline glass globes create an even illumination and feature an open top.

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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

Part our vintage Czech pendant lighting collection for Spring Summer, this chandelier is a perfect example, synonymous with the 1960s elegant Czech lighting style. Lights like this once hung in the grand civic buildings and hotel lobbies of former Czechoslovakia. Now meticulously restored by our experts ready for modern day use.

Product details

The light is supplied tested and rewired with 5no. new screw (E27) lamp holders and a new ceiling mounting plate.

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255 mm
610 mm
6.4 kg
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570 mm
Silver | White

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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