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    Sale 7578

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    DAUM FRÈRES

    TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1918

    Price Realised  

    DAUM FRÈRES
    TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1918
    glass, internally decorated in shades of blue, green and red, gold foil inclusions
    33 in. (84 cm) high
    engraved mark Daum Nancy with the cross of Lorraine


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    Provenance

    By descent from the consignor's grandfather for whom the lamp was specially made by Paul Daum for saving his life in battle during the First World War.


    Literature

    Noël Daum, Daum Art Déco, La Nuée Bleue, Nancy, 2001, p. 22 (design variant illustrated).