House lamp Charles Oeuf ostrich gilded bronze black marble twentieth century

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Lamp of the Charles House * composed of an ostrich egg with ornaments in gilded bronze, on a black marble base, with its original lampshade, vintage twentieth century.

This lamp is in very good condition. Unsigned The lampshade is adjustable in height.

We can arrange to have it re-electrified on request and quote.

A note: some tiny dirt and scratches on the marble, wear of time, see photos.

* Charles House:

In 1908, Ernest CHARLES took over the ULLMANN House, Bronzier. The company, then installed 103 rue de Turenne in Paris, specializes in the reproduction of antique lighting, forging a reputation within the profession of bronzier art. In 1920, Emile Albert CHARLES, his eldest son, took over the company and in 1932 Emile CHARLES teamed up with his brother Pierre. the House is then called CHARLES Frères. In 1959, Emile CHARLES is joined by his 2 sons: - Jean CHARLES, Major of BOULLE school section interior architecture and wood carving. - Jacques CHARLES, graduated in Applied Arts in Interior Architecture. From 1960 born the "Charles lamps". Emile-Albert CHARLES and his two sons, Jean and Jacques, create the "Style CHARLES" combining classicism, rigor and timeliness; a new approach in the field of lighting and decoration. These are the famous lamps: ANANAS, EPI OF CORN, PINE OF PIN, LOTUS, VASE MEDICIS ... In 1960, The CHARLES Family takes again the House FARGETTE and settles at 16 rue du Parc Royal, in the Marais, thus perpetuating a very rich collection of Style. The family, already assisted by the wife of Jean, Chrystiane CHARLES, creates the most emblematic elements of the Collection, and signs a new style in the field of lighting and decoration: the famous lamps Ananas, Mais, Apple Pin, Lotus, Vase Medicis ... 1965, Creation of the INOX Line and Lacquers. The organ pipe lamps are very successful and have become an aesthetic reference of this period. In 1970, death of Jean, Jacques and Emile CHARLES. In 1971, Chrystiane CHARLES, wife of Jean and sculptor gold medalist of the Beaux Arts, then took the Artistic Direction of the House CHARLES and creates the Collection which bears his name. Taking up the torch of the family house, Chrystiane CHARLES offers a collection of signed and numbered sculpture-lamps, of contemporary expression and inspired by nature: AMARYLLIS, ALIZEE, ORCHIDEE, TULIPS ...

Data sheet

  • Height au min 68 cm
  • Width abat-jour 30 cm / diamètre 38,5 cm
  • Socle 123 cm x 12 cm