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Glashütte Limburg Flush Mount or Wall Lamp 2773

Materials: White opal embossed/crenate round crystal glass. Polished brass center piece glued on it. Metal ceiling mount. Porcelain socket.

Height: 12,5 cm / 4.92”

Width: ∅ 29 cm / 11.41”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 socket can be used. But preferably a white or frosted one. Clear bulbs create stripes.

Period: 1970s, 1980s.

Designer: To be appraised.

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

Other versions: Unknown. This lamp is model 2773 mounted on a metal ceiling piece model 637.

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.

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 lamps for the company. Her most famous are the bubble glass lamps. Helena Tynell lived from 1918 until 2016. She was married to the famous designer Paavo Tynell (1890-1973).

Glashütte Limburg received 160 iF Design Awards. 

Glashütte Limburg Flush Mount 2773 round white opal crenate glass brass center piece Germany 1970s MCM

Glashütte Limburg Flush Mount 2773 round white opal crenate glass brass center piece Germany 1970s MCM