Lidokov Acrylic Pendant Lamp
Materials: White acrylic rectangular lampshade made of two parts. Chrome slats. Chrome ornamental screws. White painted metal frame. 2 Bakelite E27 sockets. Black painted rectangular iron canopy.
Rod Length: 70 cm / 27.55”
Height: 15 cm / 5.90”
Width: 26 cm / 10.23”
Electricity: 2 bulbs E27, 2 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used. Not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: L i d o k o v, výrobní družstvo, Dřevařská 1340/5, 680 01 Boskovice, Czech Republic.
Other versions: This Lidokov acrylic pendant lamp exists in all probability in several versions. This pendant lamp is model V 133 – 1177.
L i d o k o v
L i d o k o v is a production cooperative an it was established in 1957. The company is situated in the city of Boskovice, some 40 kilometres north of Brno, in the Czech Republic. Brno is the second largest city and the largest city of Moravia.
The production of the L i d o k o v company is focused on indoor lighting, panel-board locks, hangers and keys used for panel-boards, mostly in the energetic branch. They also produce barrel pumps for flammable liquids, soldering irons, hand tools, motorists and households’ equipment. More information on their website.
Acrylic: often named by its commercial name: Perspex, Plexiglas, Crylux, Acrylite, Lucite, is a thermoplastic.
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