Josef Hurka - Napako - Plafonnier

Description
Josef Hurka - Napako - Plafonnier
République tchèque - 1950-1974 - Verre

Ceiling lamp in glass with decorative cat print.
An aluminium ring and decorative nut holds the glass plate by the aluminium suspension bar.
3x bakelite fitting E27, 230 Volts.

In very beautiful and intact condition. The cabling has been replaced and is safe for use.
Light bulbs not included.

NAPAKO is a production cooperative based in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. At the time, it was called Czechoslovakia.

The NAPAKO cooperative was founded in 1919 as a special association of small private companies mainly involved in the construction of metalworking. After the war and then after 1948, the cooperative was partially nationalized and the then economic model was applied.

In the second half of the last century, the cooperative built extensive production facilities at its current address in Prague - Michle, where the company now has its headquarters. The company no longer produces lighting.

Josef Hůrka (1920 - 1993) and Helena Frantová were the best known designers of the company NAPAKO. He designed numerous famous lamps. He initially worked as a designer of electrical appliances for the NAPAKO cooperative. The company later ceased production and Hůrka had to refocus on the lighting design. NAPAKO received several awards for its lamp designs. Josef Hůrka designed many household lamps for the cooperative. Both designers also worked for other lighting manufacturers in the country.

Informations du lot
Objet
Plafonnier
Matériau
Verre
Designer / Artiste
Josef Hurka
Fabricant / Marque
Napako
Période estimée
1950-1974
Pays d’origine
République tchèque
État
Excellent état, à peine utilisé avec des signes minimes d'usure
Dimensions
50×50×50 cm
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