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Nordisk Solar Pendant Light - label


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Nordisk Solar Pendant Light


Condition: In very good condition.

Materials: White painted metal, Bakelite socket.

Total Heigth: 100 cm -39.37”

Height: 23 cm – 9.05”

Width: 19 cm – 7.48”

Electricity: 1 x E14 light bulb – 1 x 60 watt maximum – 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Niels Esmann & Hans C. Jensen.

Manufacturer: Nordisk Solar Compagni, Denmark.

Other versions:  White, purple and orange. Early editions have a white interior surface. Also exist in a much bigger version as shown below.

Niels Esmann & Hans C. Jensen where two Danish architects who designed several lamps for the Nordisk Solar Compagni. This lamp was probably designed in 1960 as it starts to appear in catalogues and brochures in 1961.

More info about this lamp can be found on this excellent blog: Vintage danish lights blog – (link opens in a new window).

Big version

Nordisk Solar - Niels Esmann & Hans C. Jensen - Pendant Light

Prescolite catalogue from 1962 in a series they called “Holiday Pendants”

Nordisk Solar Prescolite Catalogue