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Octagon Crystal Glass Ceiling Lamp

Materials: White painted metal, crystal glass, Bakelite socket.

Height: 29 cm / 11.41”

Width: 20 cm  / 7.87”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. In this setup a small globe light bulb is used.

Period: 1970s – 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Glashütte Limburg, Limburg an der Lahn, Germany.

Model number: 3530.

Other versions: Made in several colours and sizes. Up to 4 bulbs. Also made as a pendant lamp, wall lamp and table lamp. This one can be used as a wall lamp or ceiling lamp.

Glashütte Limburg

Glashütte Limburg was founded right after the Second World War in 1947 and is a member of the BEGA Group. The company still exists and they make beautiful (industrial) lighting. Glashütte Limburg received 160 iF-awards (from 1960 until 2017). Since 2017 the name Glashütte Limburg is no longer used. All lights are sold under the brand name BEGA.

Famous designers: Helena Tynell, Heinz Josef Ohm, Heinrich Gantenbrink and Egon Weber

Limburg an der Lahn is a small town in Germany in the western state Hessen on the borders of the river Lahn with a population of some 35.000 inhabitants (2016).

Links (external links open in a new window) Bega North America: Another member of the Bega Group is BOOM, specialized in outdoor lighting. They are located in Puurs, Belgium.

A specialty of Glashütte Limburg is the three-ply cased opal glass. More info about this technique on the website of the company, click here.

Glashütte Limburg design awards on the iF World Design Guide.

Limburg an der Lahn on Wikipedia

Official website of the Limburg an der Lahn city

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