An Edgar Brandt patinated wrought iron and alabaster L'Orient floor lamp designed 1924
Lot 2186W
An Edgar Brandt patinated wrought iron and alabaster L'Orient floor lamp
designed 1924
Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium

Lot Details
An Edgar Brandt patinated wrought iron and alabaster L'Orient floor lamp designed 1924 An Edgar Brandt patinated wrought iron and alabaster L'Orient floor lamp designed 1924 An Edgar Brandt patinated wrought iron and alabaster L'Orient floor lamp designed 1924
An Edgar Brandt patinated wrought iron and alabaster L'Orient floor lamp
designed 1924
stamped Edgar Brandt and Made in France
height 60 1/4in (153cm); diameter 5 1/2in (14cm)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Joan Kahr, Edgar Brandt, Art Deco Ironwork, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, 2010, page 69 for period photograph of design variant

    This is a special order variant of the L'Orient model. In this version of the design the stem is of broader proportions and does not feature a Daum glass shade with accompanying wrought iron basket armature.

    Very few examples of Edgar Brandt's designs were signed with the designer's full name, and the majority of these were made for export.
    It is possible that the lamp was purchased at one of Edgar Brandt's selling exhibitions at either Macy's, or Lord and Taylor in 1928.

    Provenance:
    Purchased circa 1928 by Catherine Ink (1901-1946), Canton, Ohio; thence by descent

    Bonhams would like to thank Joan Kahr for her assistance in the cataloging of this lot.
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