Brass Dome Pendant Light
Materials: Brass, metal socket (galvanized iron) with porcelain. Rise & fall mechanism. Some plastic parts.
Cord: This one has an adjustable rise & fall mechanism (40 – 140 cm / 15.74 – 55.11”). It can be easily adjusted in height by grabbing the lamp with both hands, and pulling it gently. In all probability they were also made with a standard cord attached.
Height: 24 cm / 9.44”
Width: ∅ 41,4 cm / 16.29”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: To be appraised.
This brass pendant light has a rise & fall mechanism. It is not made by the Italian company Rolly as usual, but made by HHK. It is named “Lift 2000“. No information to be found about it. The company must be long gone and forgotten.
HHK International exists, but it is a car race parts company from Luxembourg. Lift 2000 is an elevator firm from Italy.
These lights are often sold as lamps made in Italy, but there is no proof for it, no label is present.
These pendant lights were usually used in the kitchen above the kitchen table.
Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.