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- 1 meter hanging cable 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. Polished aluminium parts. Defuser in great condition. Some scratches/ blemishes on grey painted shade top, as pictured. Inner white painted areas have discolouration and losses. New fabric flex cable. ___________________________
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.