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Poul Henningsen designed the three-shade system during 1925/1926. The first lights using the system were designed for an exhibition in Paris. His work with Louis Poulsen continued until his death in 1967. Throughout his life, PH sought to create glare-free lighting; aiming to direct light where it was most needed, and creating soft shadows while using incandescent bulbs as a light source. PH 3/2 Table is a member of the three-shade family and is one of 19 versions available today.
PH 3/2 Table consists of an approximately 30 cm top shade, but uses lower shades from the 2/2 model. These hybrid models were introduced due to the desire to hang the pendants at lower heights. The system was also used for wall, table and floor lamps.
- Designed by Poul Henningsen, 1925/1926
- Type: Table lamp
The fixture is designed based on the principle of a reflective three-shade system, which directs the majority of the light downwards
The shades are made of hand-blown opal three-layer glass, which is glossy on top and sandblasted matte on the underside, giving a soft and uniform light distribution
- Finish: Black chrome plated or high luster chrome plated; White opal glass
- Mounting: Cord type: Black; Switch: In-line on/off switch provided
- Fixture illuminates itself
- Timeless design
- Belongs to a family that includes chandelier, pendant, floor and wall lamps
Louis Poulsen,Modern Table Lamps,On Sale at 2Modern,Poul Henningsen 1894-1967
Designer: Poul Henningsen
Base: Black chrome plated or high luster chrome plated, brass.
Shades: Hand-blown white opal glass (sandblasted on the undersides for uniform light distribution).
Top plate: Black chrome plated or high luster chrome plated, spun brass.
Stem: Black chrome plated or high luster chrome plated, brass.
- Dimensions (inches):
Overall: 11.3Dia x 18.6H
Cord length: 120
- Lamp type: Incandescent
- Bulbs: 1 x 60W 120V E12 candelabra G16.5 Incandescent lamp (not included)
- Label: cULus, Dry location, IBEW
Catalog ID: 32166
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