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Maison Charles, A Pair of Table Lamps ‘Palmier’, Paris,

Lot 0095 Details

Steel and brass
France, 1960s
Maison Charles, Paris, established in 1908
Three-light fixture
6 bulbs are enclosed
Height: 78 cm; diameter: 34.5 cm
Good condition, fully functional

During the 1960s Emile Albert Charles and his sons developed the so-called ‘Charles-style’, a mixture of neoclassicism, precision and modern elements that represented a new approach to lighting and furnishing. Their work included a series of lamps, inclusive the ‘Palmier’, which is today among the classics of the house.


The lamps are in good condition. The lampshades are partially rubbed; 1 shade shows partial stronger scratches. 1 crater with a small dent. Both lamps are electrified and in during inhouse test fully functional. No guarantee on functionality. The height is 78 cm. The diameter of 34.5 cm each.

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Maison Charles, A Pair of Table Lamps ‘Palmier’, Paris,

Estimate €2,000 - €2,600Sep 13, 2016
Starting Price €2,000
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