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VL Ring crown 7 pendant lamp

By Louis Poulsen


  • Description

    The VL Ring Crown family derives from a lamp designed by architect Vilhelm Lauritzen for the Danish Broadcasting House in Copenhagen in the 1940s. The wall lamp and pendant versions, with the characteristic organic form, were put to good use at the Danish Broadcasting House. For this project Vilhelm Lauritzen also created the VL38 and VL45 lamps. The original VL Ring Crown never appeared there, but not long after, a Ring Crown based on the original drawings was launched. In 1947, the designer Finn Juhl, who worked for Vilhelm Lauritzen, used the VL Ring Crown as part of the interior design for the Danish porcelain manufacturer Bing & Grøndahl in Copenhagen.

  • Technical Info

    Please note that the brass surfaces are untreated. This means that the surface will change over time and develop a patina. The total weight of the fixtures are calculated with the average weight of the glass (671g). They vary from approx. 600-800g.

    Finish: Glossy, mouthblown white opal glass. Satin polished brass, untreated.

    Materials: Shades: Mouth-blown, 3-layered, opal glass. Ring Crown wires: Stainless steel. Frame and canopy in untreated brass, will patinate. Pendant suspension: Untreated brass, will patinate. Wall lamp arm and wall-box: Untreated brass, will patinate.

    Suspension type: Cable 3 x 0,75 mm2. Untreated, brass canopy. 4 m. White, textile cord. Pendant: Suspension type: Cable 2 x 0,75 mm2. White canopy. 4 m. White, textile cord.

    Size: 89.3 x 23.3 x 89.3cm, Max 9.8 kg

    Ingress protection IP20. Electric shock protection II w/o ground.

    Energy class

    Light source: 7X40W E27 (not included)

  • Designer
    Vilhelm Lauritzen

    Vilhelm Lauritzen (1894–1984) is one of the most significant architects in the history of Denmark; he was the trail-blazing figurehead of functionalism in Denmark. He is the architect behind a range of well-known buildings, including Nørrebro Theatre, Daells Varehus department store (the Skt. Petri Hotel today), the Radiohuset building and the famous Terminal 39 at Kastrup Airport. Other significant buildings to stem from Vilhelm Lauritzen’s drawing board include Folkets Hus (known today as the Vega concert venue), the Shellhuset building and the Danish embassy in Washington. In particular the Radiohuset building and the earliest version of Kastrup Airport – both listed today – are considered peerless monuments to modernism in the European genre of construction.

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  • Delivery

    5-6 weeks
    Made to order item

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