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: Bakalowits & Sohne. Today Bakalowits Licht Design GmbH, Gumpendorfer Straße 32, 1060 Vienna, Austria – attributed.
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.
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.
Similar lamps were produced by companies such as Rafael Tormo from Spain, Nachtmann Leuchten and Honsel Leuchten from Germany and several others.