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Nelson

Part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, these sculptural pendant lamps are designed by George Nelson. Instant icons of mid-century modernism when introduced in 1947, they are constructed of a steel wire frame and covered with translucent plastic, emitting a soft, even light.

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Details of Nelson Saucer Small Pendant

  • Dimensions: 18 round 8h
  • Shade Dimensions: 18 round 8h
  • Bulb Info: 60W max
  • UL Listed: Yes
  • Cord Length: 6' cord
  • Designer: by George Nelson
  • Installation: hardwire
  • Product Origin: made in Michigan
  • Item Number: 578274
  • Material: resin
  • Color: white

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Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant
 
4.8

(based on 86 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (72)
  • Adequate light output (65)
  • Easy to install (53)
  • Easy to change bulb (48)
  • Good price / value (40)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (10)
  • Difficult to clean (4)

Best Uses

  • Over dining table (63)
  • Ambiance (51)
  • Decoration (40)
  • Primary light source (23)
  • Hall lighting (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (49), Mid-century modern (45), Survivalist / minimalist (20), Eclectic (16), Vintage (9)

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5.0

Happy with the lights

By Renée Steinberg

from Palm beach

Style Mid-century modern

Pros

  • Adequate light output

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration

    Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

    The lights came as promised /the rest of the order was a disaster /things came in damaged /dresser without handles:spots on the bed/side board of the bed danaged dresser...list goes on & on!

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    5.0

    Love my light

    By Decor fanatic

    from San Francisco, CA

    Style Eclectic, Mid-century modern, Modern/contemporary, Vintage

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adequate light output
    • Easy to change bulb
    • Great design

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration

    Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

    I've wanted this light for a long time and the recent sale at Room & Board made me pull the trigger. Love this fixture-beautiful and classic. It is in my bedroom, and I love looking up at it every morning.

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Primary bedroom

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    5.0

    "Adds quiet energy to room"

    By Happy at Last

    from Teaneck, NJ

    Style Eclectic, Mid-century modern

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adequate light output
    • Affordable
    • Easy to change bulb
    • Easy to install
    • Great design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ambiance
      • Over dining table

      Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

      Fixture is used over the dining room table. Creates beautiful light. Adds quiet energy to the space.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Prompt delivery. Well packed. Arrived in perfect condition.

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Dining area

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      5.0

      Can you fall in love with a Lamp?

      By ModFan

      from Seattle, WA

      Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate light output
      • Affordable
      • Easy to change bulb
      • Easy to install
      • Great design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Decoration
        • Over dining table
        • Primary light source

        Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

        Live in 1913 house, and as soon as the Nelson Saucer was in, it completely changed the vibe of the room and completely modernized the room...I am in love with a lamp!

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Dining area

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        4.0

        looks great, still airing it out

        By nelson saucer pendant

        from san francisco

        Style Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ambiance
          • Decoration

          Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

          Its gorgeous and will look great once we install it. However, we are currently letting it air out in the garage because there is a strong smell on it.

          • I live in a:
          • House
          • This product is used in my:
          • Living room/family room/great room

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          5.0

          Great classic

          By sparr

          from San Francisco, CA

          Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adequate light output
          • Affordable
          • Great design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Over dining table

            Customer comments about Nelson Medium Criss-Cross Saucer Pendant:

            A clean, classic design with great light output (ours is on a dimmer). It's new so I haven't changed the bulbs yet.

            • I live in a:
            • Apartment/condo
            • This product is used in my:
            • Dining area

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            5.0

            Fantastic Pendant Lamp

            By Melodi

            from Florida

            Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adequate light output
            • Affordable
            • Easy to install
            • Great design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Over dining table

              Customer comments about Nelson Medium Criss-Cross Saucer Pendant:

              I cannot always afford the beautifully designed, high quality furniture that I love, but this pendant lamp is so affordable and captures the simple beauty that I desire. I've now begun purchasing all of my furniture from Room and Board and wish I'd discovered them earlier so that some of my other key pieces were from R&B, too.

              • I live in a:
              • House
              • This product is used in my:
              • Dining area

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              5.0

              Classic and Fun Light

              By Midcentury Style Fan

              from Naperville, IL

              Style Mid-century modern

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adequate light output
              • Affordable
              • Great design

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Over dining table

                Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

                The light is the finishing touch to my midcentury styled combination living and dining area. Have it over the Bradshaw Room and Board dining table. Makes the room fun! Used a dimmer switch and LED light bulb. Try different LED bulbs (make sure first that it can be returned to the store) to find the right light that makes the saucer-shaped shade glow. Highly recommend the light. Tried the smaller version but not enough size and light for a dining area that is in a larger room.

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Dining area

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                5.0

                Love this!

                By s'marti

                from chicago

                Style Mid-century modern

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adequate light output
                • Affordable
                • Easy to change bulb
                • Easy to install
                • Great design

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Over dining table

                Customer comments about Nelson Medium Criss-Cross Saucer Pendant:

                I didn't count on the lovely glow it gives.

                • I live in a:
                • Apartment/condo
                • This product is used in my:
                • Dining area

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                5.0

                Beautiful statement piece

                By Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant

                from Minneaapolis, MN

                Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adequate light output
                • Affordable
                • Easy to change bulb
                • Easy to install
                • Great design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Over dining table

                  Customer comments about Nelson Saucer Medium Pendant:

                  Haven't hung the lamp yet but it's gonna look great over the Saarinen table and the Bertoia chais.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  There was a slight glitch in scheduling delivery, it was scheduled to arrive too soon (has anyone ever said that before?). Once we got that straightened out it arrive exactly as scheduled.

                  • I live in a:
                  • House
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Dining area

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