FRENCH ART DECO EARTHENWARE LAMP BASE

by Jean Besnard (1889-1958) for Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann (1879-1933)
France, circa 1923


12 3/8" high; 12 1/4" diameter
14 3/4" high to top of electrical components
24 1/4" high to top of shade

This important lamp base is spherical on a heel and with a short cylindrical neck with white craqueleur enamel.
With original French electrical components, but rewired to American standard.
Good working condition.
Incised J B.

$50,000 - Inv. #1022