Elmar Berkovich pendant for Metz & Co., 1920s

Berkovich, Elmar
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Chandeliers & Pendants
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Netherlands
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1920s

A museum quality pendant lamp from circa 1925 by Elmar Berkovich for Metz & Co. The lamp has a circa 70 cm diameter, black lacquered wooden shade with a pleated fabric diffuser and wooden decoration underneath. 

Elmar Berkovich (1897-1968) was a leading furniture designer and interior architect in the Netherlands in the period 1925-1965. Before the Second World War he was employed by the Metz & Co company in Amsterdam, then by Philips in Eindhoven. Comfort, their sound construction and the use of high-quality materials are some of the signature features of his works.He also designed a large number of fabrics.

In his lectures and  publications, Berkovich underlined the importance of knowledge on the production process and the significance of color for the perception of the interior.

  • 5877
  • Price on request
  • 19.7 In / 50.0 cm
  • 27.6 In / 70.0 cm

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