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Glass pendant light p289 by Michael Bang for Nordisk solar/Holmegaard. Denmark 1960s


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Width: 15 centimeters, Height: 32 centimeters, Depth: 15 centimeters

A very elegant hand blown glass pendant light made by top designer Michael Bang at Holmegaard glassworks in Denmark. These lights were made in a variation of colors by well know lamp manufacturer Nordisk Solar Compagni but the glass was produced at Holmegaard. Beautiful organic shape ending in a teak wood cone were the cable enters the lamp socket. The color of this one is a grey green. The shade of the glass varies from warm to cold grey depending on if you use a warm white or cold white type of light bulb.

Very good condition with no marks or nags. Standard E14 light bulb socket.

Michael Bang (1942-2013) was the son of Jacob E. Bang, Holmegaard’s first designer. In the 1960s and 1970s, Michael Bang was a designer at the Odense Glass Factory, but moved with his family to Holmegaard in the 1980s when he joined the Holmegaard Glass Factory. Here he managed the design of the hand-blown lamps in opal-white glass in which the glass factory specialised.

Nordisk Solar Compagni A/S was founded in 1919 by Jacob L. Jørgensen and Herluf Sørensen with a focus on electricity meters. They utilized their plastic expertise from the radio production, and over the next two decades created some iconic light designs. They were known for high quality design and won a number of international design awards. In 1975 the company created an industry department and began expanding into Finland, Sweden and Germany, the coming years.

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 40 × 40 × 30 cm

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