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1950s Scandinavian Ribbed Flush Mount

Materials: Round white opal ribbed frosted/mat crystal glass. Galvanized metal (iron) ceiling mount. Bakelite and porcelain socket.

Height: 11 cm / 4.33”

Width: ∅ 25 cm  / 9.84”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 screw base can be used. For this type of lamp preferable an opaque/white or frosted light bulb.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

This lamp has no label or whatsoever. The Bakelite socket has several marks on the inside of the porcelain part as you can see below, but on the back it only has the certification mark for Sweden (ETL SEMKO). In all probability this flush mount was made in Sweden. It was acquired in Belgium many years ago.

Links (external links open in a new window)

Certification mark on Wikipedia

ETL SEMKO on Wikipedia

1950s Scandinavian ribbed flush mount round white opal glass wall lamp galvanized iron 1960s MCM

1950s Scandinavian ribbed flush mount round white opal glass wall lamp galvanized iron 1960s MCM

1950s Scandinavian ribbed flush mount round white opal glass wall lamp galvanized iron 1960s MCM

1950s Scandinavian ribbed flush mount round white opal glass wall lamp galvanized iron 1960s MCM