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vintage czech opaline glass ceiling light
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Vintage Czech opaline lights (V2)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage hemispherical lighting salvaged from the former Czechoslovakia. The white opaline glass shade sits within a lacquered steel and bakelite enclosure. These lights are suitable for installation as either wall and ceiling lights.

line of white opaline glass and bakelite czech wall lights
vintage czech opaline glass wall light
Czechoslovakia (former) country map

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

The final step of the restoration process of each light is reassembly. All of the components, both new and refurbished, are meticulously pieced together in our workshops. Each light is then photographed and added to our collection alongside information about its origins and history we’ve discovered through our research. What happens next is up to you.

base detail of steel and bakelite wall light

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder.

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270 mm
130 mm
0.9 kg
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White | Gun Metal Grey

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

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I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

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