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These pendant lamps together in a party center near Mechelen (Mechlin), Belgium, where they have given light above the bar since the seventies when the center was built.

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Lights

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Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Lamp

 

Materials: Burned brass, brass. Bakelite socket.

Chain Length: 64 cm / 25.19”

Height: 25 cm / 9.84”

Width: ∅ 27 cm / 10.62”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 screw base can be used.

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

Designer: Svend Aage Holm Sørensen (1913 – 2004).

Manufacturer: Holm-Sorensen & Co. AS, Denmark.

Other versions: Svend Aage Holm Sørensen designed several lamps in this style.

Brutalist pendant lamp designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen in the 1960s for Holm-Sorensen & Co. AS, Denmark, model 6436. Made for many years.

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen was a Danish designer who created lights for Fog & Mørup in the 1950s. He founded his company Holm Sørensen & Co in the mid 1950s. The production started with desk lamps, but Svend invented his own special type of brass. He used it to create very sculptural light up through the 1960s. The metal was often burned and cut with rustic edges and surfaces. This pendant lamp is a beautiful example. Several lamps made by Holm-Sorensen & Pedersen Belysning ApS are on display here on Vintageinfo.

 

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Svend Aage Holm Sørensen lamps on Vintageinfo

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Brass Pendant Lamp - label 6404 - inside the canopy

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Brass Pendant Lamp - label inside the lampshade

Other examples of burned and cut brass pendant lamps designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Brass Pendant Lamp

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Brass Pendant Lamp - Artichoke

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Brass Pendant Lamps