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Brass Ceiling Light By Carl Zeiss Jena Circa 1920s

Product code #OA2268

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- Stepped brass body
- Acid etched glass bowl
- Mercury mirror glass inner reflector
- Takes E27 fitting bulbs
- By Carl Zeiss , Jena
- German ~ 1920s
- 26cm wide x 34cm tall

Zeiss Ikon/Adolf Meyer

Adolf Meyer was a German architect. A student and employee of Peter Behrens, Meyer became the office boss of the firm of Walter Gropius around 1915 and a full partner afterwards. In 1919 Gropius appointed Meyer as a master at the Bauhaus, where he taught work drawing and construction technique.

Zeiss Ikon was founded in 1925 in Jena producing lighting for offices, homes and public buildings, they were especially known for their glass mirror lighting for use in hospitals. Adolf Meyer was the lighting designer from 1925 until his death in 1929.

Condition Report

Fully re wired with modern electrical components, some light patina to the brass surface

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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