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Hungarian enamel pendant with convex glass screen
Reference 15_2371

XL Hungarian industrial lighting

Era: 1950s Origin: Hungary

Stunning Eastern Bloc fittings salvaged from an industrial site in Hungary. Two part vitreous enameled shade with original glass convex screen and polished aluminium gallery. Original manufactures detailing has been retained on the enamel.

 
pair of Hungarian enamel pendant with convex glass screens
hanging pair of Hungarian enamel pendant with convex glass screens
polished aluminium gallery on Hungarian factory black enamel pendant
makers embossed mark on Hungarian reclaimed pendant
Hungary

Origin: Hungary

We salvage high volumes of industrial and decorative lighting from this landlocked former Eastern Bloc country. Hungarian industrial enamel shades are often available in blue or white, whereas the decorative glassware has more of a clean line and timeless design. In the mid to late 20th century, the Communist east produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

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.

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Product details

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

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450 mm
630 mm
9 kg
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Anthracite Grey

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

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