FRENCH ART DECO NICKEL & GLASS DESK LAMP

by Boris Jean Lacroix (1902-1984)
Paris, 1929


11 5/8" high; 11 1/8" wide; 5" long

With rectangular nickel base which supports two perpendicular nickel rectangles holding thick sand-blasted glass on both sides and with a bakelite push button
Base impressed with Lacroix cachet.
A copy of the patent certificate dated 5 November 1928 accompanies this.
With original French electrical components but rewired to American standard.
Good working condition.

Exhibited:
Similar model presented at the Salon des Artistes Decorateurs 1928, Paris.

Literature:
"Le luminaire moderne, 2re serie, editor Charles Moreau, Paris, 1930, illustrated pl. 191.

$25,000 – Inv. #1359