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Herda Art Deco Pendant Lamp

Materials: White opal glass, copper parts. Copper adjustable rod and canopy. Bakelite 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: Unknown.  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 1980s.

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 and 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.

Many thanks to Marjan from Vintage Drachten for the beautiful pictures and the enthusiasm.