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Brass colored aluminium pendant light by Carl Thore for Granhaga Metall. Sweden 1970s.


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Height: 20 centimeters, Width: 40 centimeters, Depth: 40 centimeters

This is a classic pendant light by Carl Thore for Granhaga Metallindustri, Sweden late 1960s. Brass colored aluminium with an orange reflector ring. Very good condition with only some minor scratches. Bottom plastic grid has one small repair at the outer ring as seen in the last image.

The diameter is 40 cm and hight 20 cm. It takes a standard E27 lightbulb. Designers label intact.

The real name of the designer known as Carl Thore was Sigurd Lindkvist, and he was born in 1916 in Åmal in Sweden’s Dalsland. After working for a lighting firm called Luko, in 1961 Lindkvist joined Granhaga Metallindustri, for whom he designed lights and was also head of sales, remaining with the company until he retired in around 1981. Lindkvist adopted the pseudonym Carl Thore for his Granhaga light designs on the spur of the moment when he was presenting the lights to a client who asked the identity of the designer. “Carl Thore,” Lindkvist blurted out, these being his two middle names.

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 40 × 40 × 20 cm

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