Bell Pendant Lamp
Materials: White opal and clear hand blown glass (incamiciato). Some metal parts. Bakelite socket.
Cord Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’
Height: 20 cm / 7.87”
Width: 18 cm / 7.08”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. However, a white or frosted one gives the most beautiful result. Clear bulbs creates stripes on the glass and therefor also on the walls.
Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
Other versions: This bell pendant lamp was probably produced in several colours and sizes.
Incamiciato: Overlay lattimo glass (= milky looking glass) with a layer of transparent clear or coloured glass.
Vetro Doublé: An object made of two layers of glass normally of two different colours.
There is no label present on this pendant lamp. The socket was made in the 1950s,. It was possibly also sold in the early 1960s.