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Amorphous Czech wall lights

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Amorphous Czech wall lights

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage amorphous Czechoslovakian wall lights. A pair of moulded wall mountings made from Roanoid, an early derivative of Bakelite, with manufacturer's detailing. The original elegant opaline glass diffuses the light nicely when illuminated.

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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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Vintage amorphous Czechoslovakian wall lights. A pair of moulded wall mountings made from Roanoid, an early derivative of Bakelite, with manufacturer's detailing. The original elegant opaline glass diffuses the light nicely when illuminated.

Product details

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

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300 mm
1 kg
110 (depth) mm
90 mm
White | Creme

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

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