Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light
Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light

Anglepoise

Original 1227 Brass Maxi Pendant Light

$315

$315

Average lead time: 1-2 weeks

$315

Average lead time: 1-2 weeks

$315

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$315

Average lead time: 1-2 weeks


Description

Scaling up, the Brass Maxi Pendant Light is a brawny take on the heritage-inspired Anglepoise hanging fixture. Authentic brass details reinforce the early modernist aesthetic of British engineer George Carwardine's 1934 shaded lamp. Now known as the Original 1227, this enlarged variation melds an iconic form and renowned functionality for a variety of lighting needs.

Specifications

Size

Shade: 11.75" h x 11.5" dia (30x29cm)
Ceiling rose: 4" dia (10cm)
Cable: 63.75" l (250cm)

Material

Steel, brass

Details

Bulb not included

Technical

Voltage: 110/120V, 50/60Hz
Class I - Earth connection required
E26 lamp holder
Maximum permitted bulb: 15W
cUL certified

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Brand

Anglepoise

Here’s the unlikely tale of how an iconic British design literally "sprung" from an amateur inventor’s workshop. More than 70 years ago, automotive engineer George Carwardine, tinkering with constant-tension metal springs developed by the French firm Terry’s, found they could be moved in any direction but then “stayed put.” He didn’t find an application for cars but envisioned a task lamp based on the mechanics of the human arm. Notably, he added a shade to focus the light which meant that it used less electricity than usual at the time. 

With patent in hand in 1934, George debuted the first Anglepoise at the British Industries Fair. Since then, his original model 1227 and succeeding variations have proved timeless to generations of students, artists and professionals. Anglepoise lamps were produced for World War II bombers, celebrated in a Royal Mail stamp and have inspired tributes from musicians, artists and writers. With new energy-saving strides, the Anglepoise remains true to its defining minimalist design and efficiency.

 


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