Veca 1960s White & Blue Glass Chandelier
Materials: Dark blue/cobalt blue crystal glass and white/opaque glass. Chromed metal and chromed metal parts. Bakelite sockets.
Chain Length: 60 cm / 23.62”
Height: 26 cm / 10.23”
Width: 26 cm / 10.23”
Electricity: 4 bulbs E14, 4 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: Veca, Milan, Italy.
Many companies with the name Veca exist in Italy. Veca is a common surname in the north of Italy and also on Sicily. But about the lamp factory is no information to be found.
Veca produced many chandeliers and other lamps in this style, all in the 1960s and 1970s. It reminiscence to the FontanaArte and Cristal Art lamps, but they are different. Typical is the use of green and/or blue coloured glass and chrome.
Often said that these chandeliers were produced in Murano, but that is not true. Lamps with glass parts were made in huge numbers on the Murano island in Italy. They are all hand blown and rarely made of cut glass.
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Many thanks to Frank from Flowermountain.be for the photos and the enthusiasm.