Tloupas Philolaos, Sculptural chandelier, special order
Tloupas Philolaos (1923 - 2010)
Sculptural chandelier, special order
Chandelier made of polished, hammered and welded stainless steel. This chandelier has a central stem on which a multitude of thinner steams of different lenghts are hung, on the horizontal axis. At the end of these stems, some hammered cymbals of different diameter are hung with a very thin wire of steel. These cymbals move according to the wind and make a very light riging. They are also reflectors for the luminous part which is composed of polished steel tubes where there are the bulbs.
Height 101 cm (39 ¾ in) - Length 106 cm (41 ¾ in) - Depth 48 cm (18 ¾ in)
- Directly ordered from the artist by a close friend, in 1962.
- Stayed in the same family until its acquisition by the gallery Chastel-Maréchal.
- «Antagonismes 2 - L’Objet», catalogue de l’exposition du Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, 1962, préface de François Mathey, p. 110 the model illustrated.
- «Le Regard d’Alan», catalogue de vente du 6 octobre 1991, Binoche & Godeau, lot 122 the model illustrated.