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SIMONET FRÈRES (XXème siècle)

Chandelier, circa 1925

Gilded bronze chandelier with eight branches of light on two rows entirely adorned with pearls and pendants in molded white glass. 

H 116 - L 61 cm (H 45.7 - W 24 in)

History

This model of chandelier won the first prize in the lighting competition in 1924.

Bibliography

- Yvanhoé Rambosson, « Le grand concours du luminaire », Mobilier & Décoration, juin-juillet 1924, model referenced and reproduced p. 2
- Mobilier & Décoration, janvier 1925, model referenced and reproduced on an advertisement of Simonet Frères.
- Le Luminaire et Les Moyens D’éclairages Nouveaux, Paris : Éditions D’art Ch. Moreau, 1925, model referenced and reproduced pl. 39.