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Raak Chartres Wall Light

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Wall lamp designed by Willem van Oyen Sr. for Raak, also on this website: Raak Chartres Wall Lamp

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Brutalist Glass Fragments Wall Lights

 

Condition: In perfect condition.

Materials: Glass, coloured glass fragments, aluminium wall mounts, Bakelite sockets.

Long model:

Height: 40 cm / 15.74”

Width: 10 cm / 3.93”

Depth: 10 cm / 3.93”

Rectangular model:

Height: 22 cm / 8.66”

Width: 17 cm / 6.69”

Depth: 10 cm / 3.93”

Square model:

Height: 22 cm / 8.66”

Width: 22 cm / 8.66”

Depth: 10 cm / 3.93”

Electricity: All lights use E14 light bulbs, max 60 watt per bulb, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s and 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised, more than likely inspired by the lamps Willem van Oyen Sr. (1921-2004) designed for the Raak company from Holland.

Manufacturer: Gebrüder Cosack, Neheim-Hüsten, Germany.

Other versions: Made in several sizes and colours.

The Gebrüder Cosack company was founded in 1860 as a metal processing plant in Neheim-Hüsten, Germany. In the beginning they made liturgical items and crosses made of brass and also the production of kerosene lamps. Later in time the company started producing electric lights. After the Second World War Cosack pursued a modern direction. A best seller were copper lighting for restaurants. The company went bankrupt in 1984.

Inside view of these lights

Brutalist Glass Wall Lights

Other Cosack lights on Vintageinfo, click here.