Jette Hellerøe Pendant Lamp
Materials: Round ceramics lampshade in beige, brown, blue and green. 12 circles made of 6 round holes. Decorated with ceramic discs. Metal chain and canopy. Bakelite E27 socket.
Chain Length: 85 cm /
Height: 25 cm / 24.40”
Width: ∅ 35 cm / 6.88”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: Jette Hellerøe.
Manufacturer: AXELLA Design, Denmark.
Other versions: This Jette Hellerøe pendant lamp exists in several variations, all with this “discs” design.
Jette Hellerøe was a Danish ceramicist and the most famous pottery maker that worked for AXELLA Design. She also worked for BR Pottery Denmark and had her own pottery. Not much is known about the artist.
AXELLA was founded by ceramist Aksel Larsen around 1970. In the late 1970s the name was changed into AXELLA Keramik (Axella Pottery). Later on it changed again into AXELLA Design. The company was shut down in 1987.
Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the pictures and the enthusiasm.