Mid Century pendant ceiling light by BECO model 350, Don Brown / Brown Evans & Co. Melbourne, Australia c,1959.
In great original condition. Spun aluminium shade with a moulded polystyrene diffuser.
Dimensions- 460 mm total hanging length 470 w mm shade
Design/ origin- Mid Century Modern Australian collectable light. By designer/ architect Donald Brown. Rare/ collectable ceiling light. C,1947 - 1964. Design resembles that of the space-race era. UFO saucer or the like. Modern technologies and materials of the time to produce this modern ceiling light.
BECO lighting was recently featured on Australian Restoration on ABC. Where a period house in Beaumaris, Melbourne was being restored along with its original light fittings. These lights were choice pieces by architects of the time and were cutting edge in their design principals and materials.
Condition- Overall condition is consistent with age. All defects have been photographed. There is a crack in the diffuser, see picture. Some old paint spots to the top of the aluminium shade and some scratches can be found.
In working order.
Electrical & technical information-
Hard-wired lights, wall brackets & sconces
This item has been tested to function only. It is advised and necessary with any second-hand electrical product to beinspected & tested by a competent professional for safety and any installation that is required.