large art deco bakelite table lamp by eileen gray for jumo france

Large Art Deco Bakelite Table Lamp by Eileen Gray for Jumo, France


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£795
| $1,059 USD | €901 EUR


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Description

Designed by Eileen Gray for the French Jumo company and dating to the 1930s-1940s this very stylish lamp is made from two primary components which are bakelite and metal. Usually found in the brown or black bakelite this example is a rarer lamp being ivory colour. Superb mushroom shape with gilt metal shade and finial with matching circular bases. The white acrylic defuser gives off a wonderful ambient glow when the lamp is on. Condition is excellent with minimal signs of age. Ideal for desks, centre tables etc, beautiful lighting.
Bio
Kathleen Eileen Moray Gray (9 August 187831 October 1976) was an Irish architect and furniture designer and a Pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture. Born in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland in 1878, Eileen Gray spent her childhood in London and was among the first women to be admitted to the Slade School of Art in London, where she took up painting in 1898 before undergoing an apprenticeship in a London lacquer workshop. Gray died in 1976, at the age of 98, in Paris.
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Dimensions

Height = 46 cm (18")
Width = 40 cm (16")
Depth = 40 cm (16")


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