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1920s British mirrored wall light

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1920s British mirrored wall light

Era: 1920s Origin: UK

An early 1920s British made mirrored glass wall light. With a characterful patina, the original dark green satin finish has been retained to the shade with a pure silver plating underneath. Fitted with the original copper gallery and a new powder-coated wall bracket.

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Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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1920s British mirrored wall light above sideboard

Restoration

Lighting like this was originally designed in the early 1920s-30s, specifically for use in high-end retail shop window displays, to direct light with the utmost efficiency precisely where it was needed.

Product details

Supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder.

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205 mm
370 mm
0.9 kg
450 (projection) mm
205 mm
Dark green | Black

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

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