Description & Technical information

Acid etched colourless glass shades, some with lustre, brass polished and stove enamelled, very good original condition

As the most important Austrian urban planner of the time, Otto Wagner was commissioned with the planning and construction of the Vienna metropolitan railway system, which he implemented between 1894 and 1901. He was also responsible for designing the train carriages. He designed this ceiling light as part of the carriages’ interior decoration.

Date:  around 1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Austria, Vienna
Medium: Brass, Enamel, Acid etched colourless glass
Dimensions: 18 x 30.5 cm (7¹/₈ x 12 inches)

Private property, Austria

Categories: Furniture