This design classic is a genuine vintage piece in very good condition.
The Classic White PH 5 pendant was designed by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen lighting in 1958. It was a follow up to the three shade design which he designed in earlier years and emits diffused downward and lateral light illuminating itself. The way the light is distributed on the white painted aluminum gives a pleasing graded effect as seen in the photos. The PH 5 Classic has a red cone and a small blue reflector. The struts are purple.
There are some minor faults with some cream spotting to the white to the top section and some paint loss to the edges. The bottom white cone has some rusty coloured spotting. There is a small ripple to the rim seen in close up but also seen on the right of the light in the wide shots. There are some very small marks here and there with one 1cm long fine line mark to the bottom cone. All these marks are shown. The light is sound, functional and presents really well. It has been rewired with a length of new white cloth covered cord ready for installation by an electrician.
The light measures 50cm in diameter and 25m in height.