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1950s Uplighter Pendant Lamp 

Materials: Brass, black painted aluminium. 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 – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: Probably made in different 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 chandeliers were produced in Italy, France and Germany in the 1950s.

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Chandelier, probably made by the same producer on 1stdibs

1950s Uplighter Pendant Lamp

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