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Pair of early 20th century large bell jar Hundi  hall lights

Pair of early 20th century large bell jar Hundi hall lights

SKU: 3159

This pair of bell jar Hundi lights have a glass hat to the top with a ring. This leaf adorned ring has three hooks designed like birds. Three chains are suspended from these hooks and the main body of the light hangs from these. The glass dome is held to these chains with a brass ring embossed with leaves and c-scrolls. 
This style of glass lamps are known in India as Hundis or Handis and were originally made in Europe and exported to India as lighting for large homes and palaces in the 19th century.  Candles or oil lamps were placed inside the glass bell and the glass lid prevented soot from marking the ceiling.
This pair were made between 1920 and 1940 and would have always been electric.

  • Dimensions

    H:60 W:35 D:35cm

  • Installation

    Our lighting has all been tested and earthed but will need to be installed by a qualified electrician.

    All of our furniture has been through our antique restoration workshop.

    All sizes are approximate.

  • Shipping Info

    For small items, postage will be added at checkout where applicable.

    For large items, we can quote separately for delivery via a specialist antiques courier company. Alternatively, you can arrange your own transport or collect in person by prior appointment.

    We are happy to ship in the UK or worldwide, and we are really very good at wrapping chandeliers securely so you can shop with confidence! 

    We often deliver large items for free within a reasonable radius of South Oxfordshire depending on the item and its location.

    Please contact us to discuss.

  • Return & Refund Policy

    We are happy to accept returns and refunds if the product is not as expected. All returns must be made within 30 days of purchase. Buyer to cover all costs of return. Refund will be given if item is returned in the same condition it was received in. Please contact us for more details.


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