Jean-Michel Frank (1895-1941)

Pair of floor lamps (sold)
circa 1928

Bronze with patina medal and glass. The bronze circular base with a patina medal, topped by four transparent original glass quarters. The bole is formed by eight glass slides, inserted at the top and bottom in bronze with same patina cube.

Height without fitments 174,5 cm (68 ¾ in) - Height overall 213 cm (84 in) - Diameter of the lamp shade 57 cm (22 ½ in)

Certificate from the Jean-Michel Frank committee

Provenance :
- 1928 : Supplied to Edward James for the 35 Wimpole Street.
- 1964 : Donation to the West Dean Foundation

Literature :
- "Jean-Michel Frank, l’étrange luxe du rien", Pierre-Emmanuel Martin Vivier, éd. Norma, Paris, 2006, pp. 110 et 307 for a similar model
- "Jean-Michel Frank", Leopold Diego Sanchez, éd. du Regard, Paris, 1997, p. 251 for a similar model

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