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Jette Hellerøe Pendant Lamp

Materials: Round ceramics light in beige, brown, blue and green, perforated with many round holes in a circle. Decorated with ceramic discs. Bakelite 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.

Jette Hellerøe pendant lamp AXELLA Design ceramics Denmark E27 socket MCM Mid-Century Modern 1970s chain perforated light

Jette Hellerøe pendant lamp AXELLA Design ceramics Denmark E27 socket MCM Mid-Century Modern 1970s chain perforated light

Links (external links open in a new window)

Wikipedia about Ceramics

Ceramic art – Wikipedia

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Jette Hellerøe table lamp

Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the pictures and the enthusiasm.