4 November 2014
JULES LELEU (1883-1961)
A FLOOR LAMP, CIRCA 1940
gilt-brass, the shaft with applied glass flanks, above scrolling tripod platform, the aluminium diffusor with later fabric shade
67 ¼ in. (170.5 cm.) high
Olivier Watelet, Paris, 1997.
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Similar examples illustrated:
F. Siriex, Leleu, Décorateurs Ensembliers, Paris, 2007, p. 258.
Variations of this design were included in numerous interiors by Jules Leleu, including the reception salon of the ' Art d‘Asie ' exhibition, Paris, 1948.
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