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. The PH 4½-4 Glass Pendant is a member of the three-shade family and is one of 19 versions available today. Approximately one thousand models have been produced over the years and consisted of table, floor and wall lamps, as well as a number of chandeliers, which were popular in the 30s for lighting private homes with high ceilings.
The PH 4½-4 Glass Pendant consists of an approximately 45 cm top shade, but uses lower shades from the 4/4 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. The 4½-4 Pendant in its current form was introduced in 1980.
Designed by Poul Henningsen.
- Designed by Poul Henningsen, 1925/1926
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
- Mounting: Canopy: White; Cord type: 3-conductor, 18 AWG black PVC power cord
- Suitable for repetitive installations
- Belongs to a family that includes table and floor lamps
- 120V E26 (medium base) Incandescent lamp (watts pending on size of fixture) can also be used
- UL Listed
- Dry Rated: Suitable for indoor use
- Available in High luster chrome plated or White opal glass finish
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- UL Listed
Materials Shades: Hand-blown white opal glass (sandblasted on the undersides for uniform light distribution).
Suspension: High luster chrome plated, extruded aluminum.
- Overall: 17.7 in Dia x 16.1 in H
- Cord Length: 144 in
- LED and Incandescent compatible
- 1 x 22W 120V E26 (medium base) type A21 LED lamp (not included)
- Dry Rated
SKU5741902381 GTIN5703411001943 Catalog ID 51287 Reference ID "Louis Poulsen PH 4/4 Glass Pendant" (Stock ID 172869753)
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