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1950s Uplighter Pendant Lamp 

Materials: Brass parts, brass curved rods, brass rod. Black painted aluminium mushroom UFO lampshade, white painted inside. Aluminium globe in the middle, also in black. Black painted aluminium lamp socket holders. Black aluminium canopy. Bakelite sockets.

Rod Length: 80 cm / 31.49”

Height: 40 cm / 15.74”

Width: ∅ 44 cm / 17.32”

Electricity: 5 bulbs E27, 5 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

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

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: This 1950s uplighter pendant lamp exists in all probability in several colours.

Lamps in this style were for the first time designed before World War II. For instance Gino Sarfatti designed 6 uplighters between 1938 and 1952.

Many of these type of uplight chandeliers were produced in Italy, France and Germany in the 1950s.

Links (external links open in a new window)

Uplighters – Google Images


Other uplighters

1950s Uplighter Pendant Lamp

Many thanks to Frank from for the pictures and the enthusiasm.