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xl large industrial pendant light with green enamel shades and gallery with prismatic glass lens
Reference 16_2605

XL Soviet factory pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.S.R (former)

Large pendant lights salvaged from an industrial site within the former Soviet Union.
Each light comprises a green enamel shade and aluminium gallery with its original worn paint finish. Within the gallery is a prismatic lens which allows for an element of up-lighting.

industrial pendant light with raw green enamel shades and gallery with prismatic glass lens
green and white industrial enamel shade
U.S.S.R (former)

Origin: U.S.S.R (former)

Many of the products we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc were produced in the former U.S.S.R. and are defined by a clean industrial aesthetic. As with other Communist countries, the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. Lights from this region are often defined by their distinctive light green, two-tone colourways.

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Restoration

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at Skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece. We have three guiding principles: To salvage the best lighting from the 1920s to the 1970s; To restore every piece sensitively - without compromising its character; To restore each fixture to the highest modern standards. Every light we reclaim has two tales to tell - its original use, and how it came to be salvaged. We’ll let you know its history but the next chapter is up to you.

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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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570 mm
620 mm
5.9 kg
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Mint green

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

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