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Diabolo Opal Glass Chandelier

 

Materials: White opaque mouth blown crystal glass, brass, black painted brass, Bakelite sockets.

Height: 75 cm / 29.52”

Width: 65 cm / 25.59”

Electricity: 5 bulbs E14, 5 x 45 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1950s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

The diabolo glass is mouth blown, none of these glasses are the same as you can see on the pictures below.

All the electric parts are made in Italy.

Diabolo is the model of the glass. Many diabolo light types exist. Some say the first design was by the French designer Pierre Guariche.

Links (external links open in a new window)

Pierre Guariche (1926–1995) on Wikipedia

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