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Glashütte Limburg Crystal Glass Pendant Lamp

Materials: Translucent crystal hand blown glass with white/opal flakes. Brass parts, Bakelite socket.

Cord Length: 80 cm / 31.49’’

Height: 50 cm / 19.68”

Width: ∅ 40 cm / 15.74”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, but preferably a opaque/white globe light bulb.

Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Glashütte Limburg, Glashüttenweg 1, 65549 Limburg an der Lahn – Germany.

Other versions: Made in different sizes and colours.

This spectacular hand blown pendant lamp is in a rarely-seen size. None of these lamps are identical and are all handmade by the glass masters of the company. This one is made in the Murano style; clear crystal glass combined with white flakes.

Glashütte Limburg

Glashütte Limburg was founded in 1946. Today Glashütte Limburg is a member of the Bega group. The company still exists and they make beautiful (industrial) lighting. The name Glashütte Limburg is no longer in use since 2017. Bega was founded in 1945 by goldsmith and steel engraver Heinrich Gartenbrink

One of the best known designers for Glashütte Limburg was Helena Tynell who created several amber bubble glass lights for the company. They exist in many forms and sizes. Helena Tynell lived from 1918 until 2016. She was married to the famous designer Paavo Tynell (1890-1973).

Glashütte Limburg Crystal Glass Pendant Lamp - Clear glass with white flakes and brass parts.

Glashütte Limburg Crystal Glass Pendant Lamp - Inside