3 November 1999
A Pair of Gilt Bronze Wall Lights
Designed by Maurice Dufrene, circa 1913
Elongated stylised foliate form, each with two shades
18in. (46cm.) long (2)
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Art et Dcoration, Janvier-Juin 1921, Tome XXXIX, p. 135 (Visible in a contemporary photograph of Paul Watel's dining room)
This and the following lot are the only elements of the original interior of the dining room included in this sale.
Both pairs of shades sold with this lot are intact.
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