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Wall scones metal 1930

DESNY

Modernist wall sconce

Modernist wall sconce in chrome-plated metal with a pivoting ball-and-socket joint that allows it to be used as a lamp when the reflector is positioned at a 180 degree angle to the base.
Stamped “Desny”, “Made in France” and “Déposé”.
Paris, circa 1930.

21 x 26 x 28 cm

Bibliography: Guillaume Janneau, “Le Luminaire”, Troisième Série, ed. Charles Moreau, 1930-1931 (reedition 1992), p. 279 ; Catalogue d'exposition, "Lumière, je pense à vous", Centre Georges Pompidou Editions Hermé Editeur, Paris, 1985, p.133.

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