Based upon enquiries and investigation regarding the origin of the lamps:
Two unique pendant lamps from Club Esther in Haarlem, from the Empire coffee shop which, as rumour has it, was allegedly run by members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
Hence, from the Esther Club
The lamps have hung above the bar.
They each have 6 yellow panes of frosted glass. 3 Panes with text in Harley Davidson logo, the other 3 are blank.
The Harley Davidson Logo supposedly refers to the Motor Club’s motorcycles that were used. The Harley
Fringe under the lamps
1) Shit Empire Best in Town
2) Coffeeshop Empire Haarlem
3) Smoke in sin Empire Come on in
No damage, glass is 100% intact as is the framework.
Rods are extendable up to 61 cm high, 24 cm wide
More beautiful in reality than in the photos.
In good condition. 100% authentic copper. Buyer’s choice whether or not to clean them.
- No. of items
- Unique two hanging lamps from former club Esther in Haarlem from Coffeeshop Empire in Haarlem
- Brass, Glass
- Estimated Period
- Second half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 52×17.5×10 cm