This glorious vintage fire extinguisher has a fabulous patina which has been waxed to maintain its attractiveness. It was made by The Fire Appliance Company, London & Manchester. We have repurposed the extinguisher into a large lamp suitable for the floor or to be placed on a piece of furniture.
The extinguisher most likely dates back to the 1940/50s. The front has an impressive brass plate with the makers details.
The extinguisher has been ‘utopiaised’ into a lamp with new aged brass fittings including a brass screw E27 lamp/bulb/LED holder, around 2 metres of retro-style twisted grey cable, an inline switch and a black plug. The cable exits discreetly from the back near the base.
The lamp is shown here with a 20cm diameter globe LED. Please note that the price is for the lamp only.
Dimensions height 83cm
The Raw Collection captures the essence of beautiful materials - celebrated in the raw. The main inspiration for this stylish contemporary collection is the four natural elements: fire, air, earth and water.
Utopia's Unexpected Lights
All Utopia's lights are unique and are handmade in our studios in North Norfolk from interesting antiques and finds. They each tell a narrative and enjoy close inspection to reveal strong craftsmanship and hidden layers of interest and wonder.
Creating our distinctive lights – the narrative behind the story Reclaimed elegance – the artefacts that Utopia sources for its lights are deliciously old, usually antique, sometimes vintage, and this ‘narrative’ is reflected in their character, patina and form – Utopia celebrates the knocks, chips, and scratches of their stories. Every lamp is a one-off.
Peace of Mind Enjoy the aesthetics of top quality heritage styling: traditional twisted fabric cable, aged metal fittings, retro-style chains and historical Bakelite plugs, whilst having the peace of mind that your light is safe, having been completely wired/rewired by experts using modern fittings.
Please note that due to the large size and heavy weight of this lamp it can only be collected from our gallery in Holt, North Norfolk.