1930s Saturn Pendant Lamp
Materials: Two light green, white and translucent crystal glass parts. One for the globe lampshade and one for the ring. The glass used for the ring is striped, in the style of the rings of Saturn. Nickel-plated (not chrome) metal (iron). Brass E27 socket with a ribbed porcelain ring.
Rod Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’
Height: 30 cm / 11.81”
Width: ∅ 50 cm / 19.68”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup a frosted light bulb was used. It is the best for this type of lamps.
Period: 1930s – Art Deco, Bauhaus.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
Other versions: This 1930s Saturn pendant lamp was produced in many varieties.
Lamps in this “Saturn” style were, among others, produced by many companies around the globe. They became popular in the 1920s, 1930s.
There is no label present on most lamps from that period, unfortunately. It was not mandatory to mention brands and wattage’s at that time, so most manufacturers did not.
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.