This electrical component called a diverter switch, is used to interrupt the electrical circuit and consequently to switch the light in a room on and off.
It can also be used as a diverter, it allows you to turn the light on or off in two different points of your room, usually positioned in long corridors or at the entrance and exit of a room.
Its vintage appearance in white porcelain, particularly recalls the exposed electrical systems of old post war houses.
Particularly used in Italian farmhouses and in retro style premises. Preferably used with our Amarcords braided textile cables.