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Bega 5748 Garden Wall Lamp
More or less the same lamp, other light bulb inside: compact fluorescent lamp 18 watt.

Bega 5748 scheme

Bega Garden Wall Lamp 5748


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Limburg Glashütte Bubble Glass Garden Wall Lights


Condition: In perfect condition.

Materials: Aluminium alloy, brass, stainless steel, crystal smoked mouth blown bubble glass, metal sockets.

Height: 48 cm – 18.89”

Width: 41 cm – 16.14”

Width globe: 35 cm – 13.77”

Electricity: 3 bulbs E14 – 3 x 40 watt – 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be determined.

Manufacturer: Glashütte Limburg, Glashüttenweg 1, 65549 Limburg an der Lahn, Germany. BEGA Gantenbrink-Leuchten, Menden, Germany.

Other versions: Made in different colours and sizes. Also made as a street lamp and a garden light.

Glashütte Limburg is a member of the Bega group. The company still exists and they make beautiful (industrial) lighting. Bega North America:

Other Glashütte Limburg lights on Vintageinfo.

iF Design award 1976

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One of the best known designers for Glashütte Limburg was Helena Tynell who created several amber bubble glass lights for the company. They exist in many forms and sizes. Helena Tynell lived from 1918 until 2016. She was married to the famous designer Paavo Tynell (1890-1973).

Spare parts can still be ordered for these lights. These lamps can be used inside or outdoors (IP 44).

iF Design Award 1976

The Bega wall light model 5054 won the iF Design Award in 1976.

White version spotted somewhere in Aachen in 2015 (Germany)

Bega 5748 - white - Aachen, Germany