Bakelite Bowl Close To Ceiling Light


Product Code: C051-ABRZ-BLK

These vintage style bakelite bowl close to ceiling lights are a superb light fixture for low ceilings as they allow the closest possible affixing of shades to a ceiling. The genuine bakelite shades have a warm, nostalgic look of vintage and blends with the sleek, minimalistic metal batten batten holders. They ooze Australiana charm. A great little light to use in home lighting, cafe lighting or any room looking to add some classic vintage styling. 

The bakelite shades are manufactured here in Australia using the original moulds and machinery. This type of bakelite light shades were traditionally used in general stores all over Australia, making them a real reminder of vintage Australiana. These bakelite bowl shades are also available as a bakelite bowl pendant light to allow continuity between rooms. Available only at Fat Shack Vintage!

  Features include:

  • Vintage Australian charm
  • Genuine bakelite shade from original moulds of the 1930's
  • For where a hanging pendant is not suitable
  • Ideal for low ceilings
  • Brass lamp holder and ceiling plate in two finishes
  • Shades available in many colours
  • Standard Australian B22 fitting

Complete the look with our designer light bulbs such as our vintage style exposed exposed quad loop filament bulb or our LED filament bulb - G45 or for a classic vintage look.

  • About the close to ceiling batten holder: 

    • The batten holders allows the closest possible affixing of shades to a ceiling.
    • They are ideal for low ceilings.
    • The brass metal plate and lamp holder are available in an antique bronze or matt black finish to suit most decors.
    • The metal batten holder plate is 65mm in diameter and the measurement from the plate to the bottom of the lamp holder is 45mm.
    • The lamp holder has a removable lamp shade ring and takes a standard bayonet (B22) bulb. Max 40w

    About the bakelite bowl shades: 

    • The bakelite shades have a bowl like deign and are made of genuine bakelite (not plastic) and are manufactured here in Australia using the original moulds and machinery of the 1930's. 
    • Available in a range of six colours; black, green, red, mottled brown, mottled green, mottled red. All available from the drop down menu. 
    • The shades are 155mm in diameter and 70mm high.
    • These shades are also available as a bakelite bowl pendant light to allow continuity between rooms.

  • Fat Shack Vintage delivers Australia wide. From the tip to the tail and all the places in between… if you live in Australia we’ll get it to you

    • For a delivery quote, just select your desired products and proceed to the checkout where you will be able to enter your delivery postcode. It will then calculate the shipping price for your order based on your postcode and the items in your basket before you need to go ahead with the order and enter any personal details.

    • All in stock items will be dispatched from our Melbourne warehouse within 2 business days from receipt of payment. Typical delivery times after dispatch are:
      * Melbourne - 2-3 business days 
      * Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide - 4-5 business days
      * Brisbane, Tasmania – 5-6 business days
      * Darwin, Perth - Approximately 6-7 business days

    • For all areas outside these metro locations please allow an additional 1-3 business days.
    • All orders are sent with tracking and full insurance. 
    • Pickups and inspections are available at our Melbourne showroom / warehouse in Melbourne by appointment only. Please contact us to arrange. For large / bulky orders, please contact us directly for a quotation of postage costs.
  • We provide a 30 day return policy on all items purchased from our website. If the item arrives in tip top condition but you decide that you just don’t like it anymore or have changed your mind then please return the items in original, unused, unmarked condition and packaging within 30 days for a full refund less freight.

    Please contact us so we know to expect it and return the items to the following address:

    Fat Shack Vintage
    2 Age Street 
    Cheltenham, VIC 3192 

    If any items arrive damaged then please notify us within 14 days of delivery. We will of course replace / refund any damaged items at no additional cost to you.

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  • Please Note: this listing is for the Bakelite Bowl Close To Ceiling Light only. The light bulbs shown in the pictures are for illustration purposes only. 

    Fat Shack Vintage sells a range of pendant lights online that compliment our light globes beautifully.