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Nelson Saucer 25 diam 10h Pendant
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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 25 diam 10h Pendant

  • Dimensions: 25" diameter 10"h
  • Shade Dimensions: 25" diameter 10"h
  • Ceiling Plate Dimensions: 5" diameter 1"h
  • Accommodates: 150W
  • Ceiling Plate Color: silver
  • Cord Detail: 6'; white plastic
  • Installation: hardwire
  • UL Listed: yes
  • Designer: George Nelson
  • Product Origin: made in Michigan
  • Parts Origin: some internal components imported
  • Item Number: 356475
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  • Shade: resin
  • Color: white

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Nelson Saucer 25 diam 10h Pendant
 
4.7

(based on 113 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (97)
  • Adequate light output (86)
  • Easy to install (70)
  • Easy to change bulb (67)
  • Good price / value (50)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (16)
  • Difficult to clean (6)
  • Hard to install (4)
  • Limited light output (4)

Best Uses

  • Over dining table (80)
  • Ambiance (66)
  • Decoration (54)
  • Primary light source (29)
  • Hall lighting (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (61), Mid-century modern (57), Eclectic (26), Survivalist / minimalist (24), Classic/traditional (10)

Reviewed by 113 customers

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5.0

Love it

By MVS

from Santa Monica, CA

Style Eclectic

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration
    • Primary light source

    Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 25 diam 10h Pendant:

    We have Nelson lights over the dining room table. Looked at a zillion options for the guest bedroom. These are stylish, elegant and -- with the medium, which takes a 150W bulb -- provide plenty of light for a bedroom.

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Guest bedroom
     
    4.0

    Love this light!

    By Catie

    from Charlotte, NC

    Style Eclectic

    Pros

    • Adequate light output
    • Great design

    Cons

    • Funky smell

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration

    Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 18 diam 8h Pendant:

    I got this light for our playroom and boy's bedroom. It looks great in both spaces and is the perfect accent for a fun room. There is a bit of an odor to the material that takes a while to dissipate, but it eventually goes away.

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Kids' room

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The most beautiful light!

    By Jocelyn

    from Chicago suburb

    Style Modern/contemporary

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ambiance
      • Decoration
      • Hall lighting

      Customer comments about Nelson Medium Criss-Cross Saucer Pendant:

      We built a new house two years ago with the builders lighting fixtures which were fine but not to our specific taste. We've been looking and found this great saucer light. The electrician installed it in 10 minutes and it looks so incredibly beautiful! Have bought from room and board for many years and have never been disappointed.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Delivery was as promised! Thanks.

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Front door entry way
       
      3.0

      Great design, but construction quality not so good

      By Bernard

      from Washington DC

      Style Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to change bulb
      • Great design

      Cons

      • Expensive
      • Quality

      Best Uses

      • Decoration
      • Over dining table

      Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 36 diam 14h Pendant:

      This light looks fantastic. I had it installed by a master electrician, but it shorted out the next day. The electrician came back and discovered an electrical fault in the bulb assembly of the lamp, which he repaired. Unfortunately, this was a very expensive lamp counting the installation and repair costs.

      • I live in a:
      • Apartment/condo
      • This product is used in my:
      • Dining area
       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Geo

      from Sonoma, CA

      Style Eclectic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Easy to change bulb
      • Great design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Over dining table

        Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 36 diam 14h Pendant:

        I use this light over my dining room table. My house is small, but the dining room and kitchen are one room that is 27 x 17 ft., with a sloped ceiling that is 13 ft at the high side and 8 ft at the low side. I was afraid that the 36 inch Nelson Saucer would be too big, but it is not--it's fabulous. The room has only hard surfaces (quartz, wood, metal, glass) and I wanted a light that is soft and round and this one was perfect. It does not provide task lighting; by day it is a beautiful sculpture and in the evening and night it provides a lovely soft light that is adequate for most purposes. We hung the light 41" off the top of the dining table. The electrician says that is higher than usual, but we all agree it's perfect in the room. We put it on a dimmer switch, but that may not be necessary.

        Service and delivery comments:

        The salesperson (Alice) was very helpful and low-key. She encouraged me to get the bigger size after I described the room, and she was right. She assured me that I could return it if I didn't like it. She also cancelled the delivery fee that the warehouse was going to charge (without me asking) because she had told me there was no charge.

        The delivery folks came as scheduled, but all they had to do was bring it in the house. I wanted to keep it in the box in case I needed to return it.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Dining area
         
        3.0

        Would buy it elsewhere

        By MCM house

        from Reston, VA

        Style Mid-century modern

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adequate light output
        • Great design

        Cons

        • Difficult to install
        • Doesn't come with cord that is long enough
        • Expensive
        • Store charges shipping

        Best Uses

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

        Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 36 diam 14h Pendant:

        Great classic light. My beefs are with the store: (1) Room and Board displays the light on cords much longer than the 6-foot cord that comes with the light, but they don't offer those for sale (and the matching longer cord proved very difficult to find), and (2) Room and Board charged for delivery, even though I made the purchase in the store and was more than willing to walk away with it. They insisted that it had to be shipped. I later found other places to buy the light that offered free shipping. Wish I had waited.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Dining area
         
        5.0

        Excellent

        By AmyVC

        from Westminster, CO

        Style Eclectic, Mid-century modern, Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Over dining table
          • Primary light source

          Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 25 diam 10h Pendant:

          Great product, tons of light. I recommend putting it on a dimmer.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivery was prompt and just as promised. Very impressed.

          • I live in a:
          • House
          • This product is used in my:
          • Dining area
           
          4.0

          Nice looking and gives good light

          By Skigirl18

          from Salisbury, CT

          Style Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Difficult to clean

          Best Uses

          • Ambiance
          • Decoration
          • Hall lighting

          Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 25 diam 10h Pendant:

          We purchased the light for a front hallway of a vacation house. It gives reasonable light, not the best, but pretty good. It looks nice but it came with a defect in the wires that form the shape. It was pushed in on the top and pushed out on the bottom. The electrician was able to shape it back to the way it was supposed to be, but it is still a little off. Although I am sure they would have replaced it, we had tried 3 different lamps in that spot, all with some issue and just didn't want to go through the trouble of returning/exchanging yet another item.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivery was excellent as always.

          • I live in a:
          • House
          • This product is used in my:
          • Vacation/second home
           
          4.0

          Great looking ceiling light

          By Smallpkts

          from San Francisco, CA

          Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

          • Ambiance
          • Decoration
          • Primary light source

          Customer comments about Nelson Saucer 25 diam 10h Pendant:

          Wanted to give some character to our guest bedroom and the Nelson Saucer lamp was perfect! We had a professional electrician install it and also put a dimmer on the switch which I think makes it even better. Definitely not the cheapest light fixture but I think it was worth it based on the look and feel that it gives the room.

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo
          • This product is used in my:
          • Guest bedroom
           
          5.0

          Love this pendant!

          By Claudia

          from Iowa City, IA

          Style Mid-century modern, Modern/contemporary

          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 Medium Criss-Cross Saucer Pendant:

            The pendant looks great on and off. We were worried the light output would not be enough, but it is actually working out great. We are using a 100W replacement LED.

            Service and delivery comments:

            The pendant arrived earlier than expected, and the packaging was great.

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

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