Art Deco frosted glass ‘Sunflower’ Dish Light with gilded leaf mounts
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Art Deco frosted glass ‘Sunflower’ Dish Light with gilded leaf mounts

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Art Deco frosted glass ‘Sunflower’ Dish Light with gilded leaf mounts:
the dish in the form of a large sunflower head; suspended by three gilt chains to three-way boss.
Circa 1930, with moulded maker’s mark ‘VERRERIE DES VOSGES’, restored and rewired with three lampholders.

Height: 18" - 46.0cm
Width: 16" - 40.5cm

Art Déco

A popular movement in the 1920s and 30s, promoted by Ruhlmann and other great Paris furniture manufacturers, and the big department stores. The style was influenced by Aztec and Egyptian design, the Ballets Russes, Hollywood musicals and the new ocean-going liners. It featured stepped and geometric designs, sunrays and chevrons.

moulded glass

Glass that is blown into a mould and has soft, uncut edges.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

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