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Herda Acrylic Wall Lights


Materials: Translucent, chocolate (smoked) brown and white acrylic, chromed brass parts, white painted Bakelite socket.

Depth: 12 cm / 4.72”

Width: 22,6 x 22,6 cm / 8.89”

Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.

Any type of light bulb can be used, but a silver cupped (or gold cupped) light bulb is preferred.


Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Herda Verlichting BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Other versions: Made in several variations, also made as a pendant light and table lamp.

Often sold or presented as lights made by Dijkstra Lampen B.V. or Raak Amsterdam, two other Dutch companies, but they never made lights like these.

Herda Verlichting BV (Herda Lighting company) was a owned by the Dutch “brothers Daniels” family and was located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Founded in 1946 and declared bankrupt on June 24, 1997.

Herda had some top designers employed, including Willem van Oyen Sr. who is famous for his lamps he designed for the Raak Amsterdam company, also from The Netherlands, off course.


Links (external links open in a new window)

Acrylic on Wikipedia

Herda lights on Vintageinfo

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