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Herda Art Deco Pendant Lamp

Materials: White opal glass lampshade. Copper lid & parts. Adjustable copper rod and canopy. Bakelite E27 socket.

Rod: 60 – 100 cm / 23.62 – 39.37”

Height: 23 cm / 8.66”

Width: ∅ 33 cm / 12.99”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s, 1980s – Art deco/Bauhaus revival.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Herda Verlichting BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Other versions: This Herda art deco pendant lamp was probably also produced in chrome. This pendant lamp is a copy or at least inspired by lamps that were made in the art deco, Bauhaus period, 1910 – 1940. This lamp was made in the 80’s.

Herda Verlichting BV (Herda Lighting company) was a owned by the Dutch “brothers Daniels” family and was located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Founded in 1946 by Henk en Rob Daniels. The name Herda is the abbreviation of the surname of Mr. Herwaarden and the surname of the Daniels brothers. Mr Herwaarden had arranged the permit (which was very difficult after the war). The company was declared bankrupt on June 24, 1997.

Herda had some top designers employed, including Willem van Oyen Sr. who is famous for his lamps he designed for the Raak Amsterdam company, also from The Netherlands.

Herda Verlichting B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel: 94 40 11 - 7 lines.