Bakalowits Gold-Plated Crystal Rods Chandelier
Materials: Gold-plated brass rods and parts. Many round crystal glass rods. Bakelite sockets.
Chain Length: 60 cm / 23.62”
Height: 50 cm / 19.68”
Width: ∅ 55 cm / 21.65”
Electricity: 5 bulbs E14, 5 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s, 1980s – Hollywood Regency.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Bakalowits & Sohne, today named Bakalowits Licht Design GmbH, Gumpendorfer Straße 32, 1060 Vienna, Austria.
Other versions: This Bakalowits gold-plated crystal rods chandelier exists also as a wall lamp. Bakalowits produced several chandeliers and other lamps in this style with those glass rods/tubes. You can find another one here on Vintageinfo.
The Bakalowits company was founded in 1845 by Elias Bakalowits and they create stunning lights. Bakalowits is responsible for the biggest chandelier ever built. They did it for the parliament building in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, today Serbia. The company has remained family owned since 1845 and is managed in fifth generation by CEO KR Prof. Friedl Bakalowits.
Links (external links open in a new window)
The Bakalowits website and the company’s history: www.bakalowits.com
Bakalowits “Mirakel” Chandelier