Lampe Maison Charles France Epi of corn gilt bronze marble black design XXè

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Lampe de la Maison Charles * Epi model of corn, gilded bronze and base in black marble, from period 60-70 XX century.

This lamp is in very good condition and is of a high quality. It is signed on the ear see photos. Electricity is working.

Note: the bronze is slightly stitched on the base of the ear, tiny micro-scratches on the shade, wear time, see photos.

* Charles House:

In 1908, Ernest CHARLES took over the Maison ULLMANN, Bronzier. L'Entreprise, then based at 103 rue de Turenne in Paris, specializes in the reproduction of old light fixtures, thus forging a notoriety within the profession of bronzier d'art. In 1920 Emile Albert CHARLES, his eldest son, succeeded the company and in 1932 Emile CHARLES joined his brother Pierre. The House is then called CHARLES Frères. In 1959, Emile CHARLES was joined by his two sons: - Jean CHARLES, Major of the school BOULLE section of interior architecture and sculpture on wood. - Jacques CHARLES, graduate of Applied Arts in Interior Architecture. Beginning in 1960, the "Charles lamps" were born. Emile-Albert CHARLES and his two sons, Jean and Jacques, created the "CHARLES Style" combining classicism, rigor and topicality; A new approach in the field of lighting and decoration. In 1960, the CHARLES family took over the Maison FARGETTE and moved to 16 rue du Parc Royal, in the Marais, thus perpetuating the life of the family, the PANAMA, PINK, CORN EPI, POMME DE PIN, LOTUS, VASE MEDICIS. A very rich collection of Style. The family, already assisted by Jean's wife, Chrystiane CHARLES, creates the most emblematic elements of the Collection, and signs a new style in the field of lighting and decoration: they are the famous lamps Ananas, Mais, Apple Of Pine, Lotus, Vase Medicis ... 1965, Creation of the Line INOX and Lacquer. The organ pipe lamps are a great success and have become an aesthetic reference of this period. In 1970, the deaths of Jean, Jacques and Emile CHARLES. In 1971, Chrystiane CHARLES, wife of Jean and sculptor medalist of Gold of the Fine Arts, then takes 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 proposes a collection of signed and numbered lamps-sculptures of contemporary expression inspired by nature: AMARYLLIS, ALIZEE, ORCHIDEE, TULIPS ...

Data sheet

  • Diamètre abat-jour 35 cm
  • Height 62,5 cm
  • Socle 10 cm x 10 cm