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1950s angled porcelain & glass wall lights

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1950s angled porcelain & glass wall lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Original 1950s wall lights salvaged from an industrial facility in Eastern Europe. Featuring an angled porcelain base, they can be oriented either up or down the wall and provide good all-around illumination from the moulded glass well.

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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

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.

Product details

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

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95 mm
140 mm
0.9 kg
190 (projection) mm
90 (base) mm
Clear | White

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

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Finishing touches

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