Crystal Glass Rods Chandelier
Materials: Gold-plated brass and black lacquered brass parts, rods and tubes. Many clear crystal glass rods/tubes. Brass chain and canopy. Bakelite sockets.
Chain Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’
Height: 45 cm / 17.72”
Width: ∅ 64 cm / 25.2”
Electricity: 6 bulbs E27, 6 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 screw base can be used. Not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s, 1980s – Hollywood Regency.
Designer: To be determined.
Manufacturer: Honsel Leuchten, Fischer & Honsel GmbH, Graf-Gottfried-Straße 111, D-59755 Arnsberg, Germany.
Other versions: This crystal glass rods chandelier exists as flush mount/ceiling lamp and wall lamp or sconce. The company produced several chandeliers and other lamps in this style with those glass rods/tubes.
Honsel Leuchten was founded in 1833 as Gebrüder Wolff, today Fischer & Honsel GmbH. Fischer & Honsel GmbH bought Gebruder Wolff in 1959. This makes Honsel the oldest lighting company in the lighting city Neheim-Hüsten.
Honsel develops, produces and distributes decorative lighting until today. Honsel has an operational site of 32,000 m² (7.9 acres). The company employs about 100 people. The company merged with Fischer Leuchten from Sundern to form Fischer & Honsel GmbH.
Neheim-Hüsten (Arnsberg) is the light capital of Germany. Arnsberg is located in the north-east of the Sauerland in the Ruhr river valley.
Light companies that are/were active in the city are: Hillebrand-Leuchten, Cosack Leuchten (Gebruder Cosack), Kaiser Leuchten (Kaiser Idell). Albert & Bause GmbH, Bankamp Leuchten. Baum Leuchten, Cöppicus-Schulte & Bongard, Dame & Co., Escolux. Hermann Lamberty, Gebrüder Leclaire & Schäfer. Martin Müller & Co. GmbH, Heinz Neuhaus. Schröder & Co., Trilux Lenze GmbH and several others.