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XL Factory Pendant Lights By Kandem Circa 1930s

Product code #OA2409

- Worldwide shipping
- All prices inc VAT
- All prices inc UK shipping
- Price is per light (6 available)
- Vitreous grey enamel shades
- Shades twist off for easy cleaning
- Brushed steel tops with cast iron hanging
- Branded "Kandem" bulb holders
- Each light takes 2x E27 fitting bulbs
- Comes with 150cm of cable and chain
- Produced by Korting & Mathiesen
- German ~ 1930s
- 56cm wide x 52cm tall


German lamp manufacturer Kandem was founded in Leipzig in 1889. From its establishment in 1919 Kandem was always closely connected with the Bauhaus school, purchasing and manufacturing many of the students’ designs. Through that connection they encountered student and designer Marianne Brandt. Brandt designed many household items including what was to become a modern classic - The Kandem Desk Light. Although the Kandem- Bauhaus relationship ended in 1933 when the school was closed, production of the lamps continued and the designs are now widely considered to be benchmarks in design history.

Condition Report

Fully re wired with modern electrical components, some small bits of wear to the out enamel in places

As with all of our products this product is an original piece and has lived a life before it arrived at Otto's HQ. It has been sympathetically restored by the Otto's team to ensure it has a life for many more years to come. All of our products will show signs of patina and cosmetic wear, this we believe is what gives our products their unique charm. If you have any further questions regarding the condition of this product or any others please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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The Technical Stuff

Weight ~ 9KG
Number of bulb holders ~ 2
Bulb Type ~ E26/E27
Max Bulb wattage ~ 100W
Dimmable ~ Yes 
IP Rating ~ IP40
Suitable for exterior use ~ No
Compatible for use in the USA ~ Yes
Compatible for use in the EU ~ Yes