PH5 purple pendant lamp

Design: Poul Henningsen

Period: 1950s

Manufacturer:  Louis Poulsen

Country of manufacture: Denmark

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The pendant was designed to hang low above a table while at the same time giving a moderate light to the surroundings. The design of the visible reflectors ensures that light is directed both vertically and horizontally. Regardless of how the lamp is installed and no matter which incandescent bulb it is furnished with, the PH5 was and is completely glare-free. The pendant was named PH5 because of the 50-centimeter diameter of its top shade. That specific tone of purple was a natural choice because that color belongs to the spectrum of which the human eye is least sensitive, and at the same time it weakens the yellow/green spectrum where the eye is most sensitive.

Original condition with little  patina.

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Dimensions20 x 11 in

Original condition with little patina and original L.P. sticker. No scratches or dings