Artist/Designer: Poul Henningsen
b. 1894, Denmark
Title: Snowball Pendant Lamp
Medium: Aluminum, lacquer, chrome
Dimensions: 15.5" h x 15.75" diameter
Manufacturer: Louis Poulsen
Details: This example in good condition from 2010-2012 production. Includes white canopy for ceiling and requires incandescent bulb, 1 x 200 watt, 120v, E26 medium base. UL Listed.
Notes from the Archive: Poul Henningsen designed the Snowball Pendant lamp in 1924, as part of his own scientific discovery to find a way to offer an even distribution of light without glare from a hanging pendant. His solution includes finishing the tops of the shades with a glossy finish to make the quality of the light sparkle, and the undersides are matte finish to avoid any reflections. This classic design has remained in production since its inception, and is considered a modern design icon.
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