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Vintage porcelain and glass globes

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vintage porcelain and clear glass globe factory walll or ceiling lights
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Vintage porcelain and glass globes

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A substantial run of lights salvaged from a disused glass factory, with a moulded clear glass globe and porcelain base, suitable as both wall and ceiling lights.

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pair of porcelain and clear glass globe wall or ceiling light
vintage industrial wall or ceiling porcelain and glass globe factory lights
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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.

group of vintage porcelain and clear glass globe factory lights

Product details

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

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160 mm
180 mm
0.8 kg
n/a mm
100 (Base) mm
Creme | Clear

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

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I am very pleased with my purchase, it finishes off my dining room just perfectly. 

- David | East Sussex | UK

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Love the lamp - it is just what we needed to set off our new kitchen - will have pride of place over the breakfast bar. Excellent service from the company - was notified that delivery would be late by one day but was kept informed. Many thanks

- Gordon | Glasgow | UK

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