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Aquarium lamp by Desny

DESNY

“Aquarium lamp”

Nickel-plated metal and glass “Aquarium” lamp, filled with glass marbles hiding the light bulb.
Stamped “Desny Paris”, “Made in France” and “Déposé”.
Paris, circa 1928-1930.

22 x 20 cm

History: this lamp can be seen on the set of Marcel L’Herbier’s 1929 film “L’Argent” (Money).

Bibliography: Guillaume Janneau, “Le Luminaire”, Troisième Série, ed. Charles Moreau, 1930-1931 (reedition 1992), p. 275.

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