Felix Aublet (1903 - 1978)
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Boule Table Lamp (1925)

#2176

 

Rare, large "Boule" table lamp in chromed metal; hemispherical shade supported by a U-shaped arm on a spherical base; the base supported by four prongs attached to a base plate; shade and base with checkerboard motif by Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979).

Stamped underneath base BREVAIS FRANCAIS. ETRANGERS RC

 

Measurements

Height: 16 in (40.6 cm)

Width: 7 in (17.8 cm)

Depth: 9 ½ in (24.1 cm)

 

Documentation

Anne Bony, Les Années 20, Paris: Éditions du Regard, 1989, p. 999 (similar model illustrated).

Marie-Laure Jousset, L'Empire du Bureau 1900-2000, Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1984, p. 180, figure 41 (similar model illustrated).

 

Provenance

Rachel Adler Gallery, New York

Collection of Claude Berri, 1997

Christie's New York, Important 20th Century Decorative Arts, 12 December 1997, Lot 145

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