Lampe moderniste Desny


Modernist lamp

Modernist lamp qualified of “light architecture” with a nickel plated metal structure in which fit five thick glass elements.
Stamped “Desny Paris”, “Made in France” and “Déposé”
Paris, circa 1927-1929.

Width : 21,5 cm; depth : 19 cm; height : 18 cm

History: an identical lamp has been acquired by the Maharajah of Indore for his studio at rue Saint-James in Neuilly.

Bibliography: C. and P. Fiell, "1000 lights", volume 1, Taschen Edition, Cologne, 2005, p. 301 ; R. Billé and L. Curtis, “Moderne Maharajah, un mécène des années 1930”, exhibition catalog of the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, 2019, p. 187 and 201.

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