Modernist Black Metal Uplight Chandelier, A.B. Read for Troughton & Young, 1940s For Sale
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Modernist Black Metal Uplight Chandelier, A.B. Read for Troughton & Young, 1940s

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One of a pair of original Mid-Century Modern six-shades black metal chandelier with perforated shades. They are attached to a chrome-plated ring with chrome-plated machine joints. A brass ring holds the cords together and leads to a brass ceiling rose which gives the chandelier a grand presence. There are two identical chandeliers available. They possibly origin from a public space. We know these lamps mostly as wall lights or table models A.B. Read for Troughton & Young, UK. Designer A.B Read 1899-1973 studied metalwork at the Royal College 1919-1923. He worked for Bagnes French lighting in the 1920s and later designed this lamp for manufacturer Troughton & Young in 1948. This light was exhibited in the Festival of Britain in 1951. Read is seen as a Pioneer in Lighting design. His interest in Gropius led him to visit the Bauhaus. The cords can be shortened to 30-40 cm. The shades measure width 21 x 23 cm and height 17 cm. The shades have been re-sprayed in their original color.   

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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 36.23 in. x Dm 44.89 in.H 92 cm x Dm 114 cm
  • Diameter
    44.89 in. (114 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU1001516351082
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