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Jean PROUVE (1901 - 1984). Hexagonal tubular-bodied...

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Jean PROUVE (1901 - 1984). Hexagonal tubular-bodied ceiling light, circa 1926-1928, in wrought iron with frosted glass slabs and circular hanging system decorated with scrolls. One glass slab pivots to change the bulb. Mounted on six small grooved feet. Overpainting, glass chips, damaged socket. Missing. Height: 27 cm - Diameter: 40 cm. Bibliography: Patrick Sulzer, Jean Prouvé - OEuvre complète, Volume 1: 1917-1933, Basel, Éditions Birkhäuser, 2005, similar model referenced n°61a and reproduced p. 43. Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Expert : Madame Amélie MARCILHAC