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moulded clear glass porcelain wall light 1960s vintage
Reference 16_2574

Retro 1960s Czech wall lights

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

These unusual glass and porcelain wall lights were originally manufactured in the 1960s. The moulded Czech glass enclosure adds interesting detail to the simplicity of the lights. The angled porcelain base has two wall fixing points.

moulded glass shade on porcelain Czech 1960s vintage wall light
angled moulded clear glass porcelain 1960s vintage wall light
a group of moulded clear glass porcelain wall lights 1960s vintage
czechoslovakia former country map

Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of 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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living room orange sofa and three 1960s vintage Czech wall lights

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your project. The first and most important stage is fully dismantling each and every light - we do this even if we have hundreds of identical lights. We then undertake an in-depth review of its construction and following that, map its journey through restoration.

front view of moulded clear glass porcelain wall light 1960s vintage

Product details

Supplied with a screw (E27) lamp holder.

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160 (glass) mm
175 mm
0.9 kg
200 mm
90 (base) mm
Clear | White

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

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