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opal ribbed Czech glas pendant light with steel gallery
Reference 16_2573

Vintage opal Czech pendant lights

Era: 1970s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Superb Czechoslovakian pendant lights salvaged from a school in Prague. The matt opal glass provides a subtle surface finish with the added interest of the ribbed detailing to the enclosure. The upper gallery is a brushed and lacquered steel which provides a nice contrast of materials.

ribbed glass shade salvaged from Czechoslovakia
detail view of ribbed Czech glass opal shade
side profile of vintage angled enamel wall lgiht
detail view of upper steel gallery on czech glass pendant
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

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.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional silver braided cable and a ceiling mounting plate.

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420 mm
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3.5 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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