• OPAL GLASS
  • OPAL GLASS
  • OPAL GLASS
  • OPAL GLASS
  • OPAL GLASS
  • OPAL GLASS
  • OPAL GLASS

OPAL GLASS

$ 799
1 in stock
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Detailed information

OPAL GLASS pendant by Bent Karlby (presumed) in the 1940s, and produced by LYFA - rare and super attractive tear drop hanging light with opal glass and polished brass in very good vintage condition.

Attractive blown opalized glass shade with an appealing teardrop-like shape, complimented by a brass top and bottom. The brass bottom carries tiny triangular peepholes, a Karlby trademark, and hold an opal glass diffuser plate - matte on one side to diffuse the light optimally. The bottom brass fixture is screwed onto the glass shade by three small screws. Towards the top, a raised brass "lid" with narrow peepholes is screwed onto the glass shade to lock it in place.

The thick opal glass shade is designed to provide a uniformly lit surface, while ensuring a soft comfortable light, while the opal glass diffuser in the bottome ensure a glare free experience.

In 1949 Bent Karlby designed a range of lights, produced by LYFA - 12 chandeliers, 13 pendants, two ceiling lights, 13 wall lights and one floor lamp - many similar with softly curvy opalized glass shades and decorative brass tops / bottoms, but different in their shapes and sizes.

This opal glass pendant with its appealing teardrop-like shape is in very good vintage condition - and fit for many purposes - like over a dining table or kitchen table, perhaps lighting up a stair way, or in the sitting area.

All original, but rewired with 2 m (6' 6.7") high end quality, white fabric cord - for safety and beauty. Tested and fully functional.

Cleaned, brass parts polished, labeled and packed in protective bag.

Dimensions
Height: 42 cm | 16.5 inches
Width: 22 cm | 8.7 inches
Shade height: 33 cm | 13.0 inches
Lightsources
No. of bulbs: 1
Bulb socket size: E27
Max Watt: 75 W
Materials
Brass, Opal glass
Colors
Brass, Opal
Design year
ca. 1940s
Designer
Bent Karlby (presumed)
Producer
LYFA
Condition - Very Good Vintage Condition - (8/10)

Few signs of usage and age – one chip on the opal glass diffuser plate, this is not visible at all when hung, as the rim of the brass bottom conceals it. Please see the photos!

DVD item no.
#16728

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