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Liro UFO Pendant Lamp

Materials: Red plastic, clear embossed plastic diffuser. Chromed metal (iron) tube on top. Many stars or flowers on the side on a chrome ring. Glass, white painted metal inside. Chrome round lid in the middle. Some metal parts.

Cord: 80 cm / 31.49”

Height: 15 cm / 5.90”

Width: ∅ 55 cm / 21.65”

Electricity: 40 Watt Circular Fluorescent Light Bulb, 220 volt.
Used for this setup: 3000K Warm White.

Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Liro Lighting, Aalst, Belgium.

Other versions: Made in many variations and sizes.

Liro 

Liro Lighting BVBA was a company owned by the Lenssens family. It was located at the Gentse Steenweg 150-152, in the city of Aalst, Belgium. They produced many chandeliers and pendant lamps in this style as you can see below. Liro Lighting ended business in 2007.

These pendant lamps were usually used in the kitchen.

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The city of Aalst on Wikipedia

Liro UFO Pendant Lamp plastic stars round fluorescent tube chrome ring 1960s 1970s MCM

Liro UFO Pendant Lamp plastic stars round fluorescent tube chrome ring 1960s 1970s MCM

Liro pendant lamp plastic round fluorescent tube chrome ring 1960s 1970s MCM Belgium label

Liro pendant lamp plastic round fluorescent tube chrome ring 1960s 1970s MCM Belgium label