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Vintage Czech hotel pendant lights

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Reference 19_3288

Vintage Czech hotel pendant lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Retro styled pendant lights made in the 1950s salvaged from a hotel lobby in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The hand-blown clear glass has ribbed detailing to the inside surface and a distinctive profile, making these lights real feature fittings. Complete with the original brass gallery and lamp holder shroud.

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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

At skinflint, restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design. This means each vintage light in our collection is a true original with its own story to tell.

Product details

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

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285 mm
320 mm
3 kg
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Clear | Brass

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

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