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Opal Glass Bell Pendant Lamp

Materials: White opal and clear hand blown glass (incamiciato) lampshade. White on the inside, clear on the outside. Some metal parts. Bakelite E27 socket.

Cord Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’

Height: 20 cm / 7.87”

Width: 18 cm / 7.08”

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. However, a white or frosted one gives the most beautiful result. Clear bulbs creates stripes on the glass and therefor also on the walls.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

Other versions: This opal glass bell pendant lamp was probably produced in several colours and sizes.

Incamiciato: Overlay lattimo glass (= milky looking glass) with a layer of transparent clear or coloured glass.

Vetro Doublé: An object made of two layers of glass normally of two different colours.

There is no label present on this pendant lamp. The socket was made in the 50’s. It was possibly also sold in the early 1960’s.

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Links (external links open in a new window)

Glassblowing – Wikipedia

Incamiciato – MuranoNet


Other incamiciato lamps

Bell pendant lamp clear and white opal glass lampshade E27 bulb 1950s 1960 Mid-Century modern MCM vintage