Iconic Vintage large Poul Henningsen PH6 1/2-6 Charlottenborg chandelier for Louis Poulsen.
Impressive in size with a dia. of 65 cm.
Originally designed in the 1940s by Poul Henningsen and redesigned by Ebbe Christensen & Sophus Frandsen from drawings by Poul Henningsens in 1979.
This is an early model from that period.
In original condition and rewired with new black cloth twisted flex.
E27 bulb holder.
Poul Henningsen (9 September 1894-31 January 1967) was a Danish author, critic, architect, and designer. In Denmark, where he often is referred to simply as PH, he was one of the leading figures of the cultural life of Denmark between the World Wars. His novel works of Danish modern designs are featured in many museums. He is most commonly associated with his design of the PH-lamp series of incandescent lamps.
The first lamps in the "PH" range were shown at the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts at Paris in 1925. The PH-lamp which, like his later designs, used carefully analyzed reflecting and baffling of the light rays from the bulb to achieve glare-free and uniform illumination. His light fixtures were manufactured by Danish lighting manufacturer Louis Poulsen, a company with which Henningsen would build a lifelong working relationship.
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