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Pair of French Midcentury Lunel Glass Brass Sconces, Mirror Wall Lights

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Pair of French, architectonic modernist sconces by Lunel, circa 1965 . They feature two opaline glass shades with a criss-cross pattern mounted on an asymmetrical brass structure, brass glass holders cups and central piece covering the wall mount. They are 40 cm / 15.75 inches tall, 26,5 cm / 10.44 inches wide and about 13 cm / 5.12 inches deep. They have two fittings each, each for candelabra size screw bulbs. The lights have been completely rewired and the french bayonet bulb fittings replaced with new edison bulbs type screw fittings Together with companies like Disderot, Arlus and Rispal, the Paris based firm Lunel was at the forefront of the avant-garde of French lighting design during the 1950s and 1960s. The unusual designs combined quintessential french elegance and were obviously rooted in the French Art Deco tradition on the one hand and the desire to counteract the influence of the famous Italian design houses like Stilnovo and Arredoluce For more fantastic vintage lighting of Kalmar, Stilnovo, Kaiser, Kinkeldey, Venini, Barovier, Seguso, Palwa, Lobmeyr, Bakalowits etc. just click on our inventory at the bottom of the page or enter 20th Century Gallery in the search-function at 1stdibs, thank you. Exceptional pair of French modernist sconces by Lunel, circa 1965, featuring an asymmetrical structure with opaline glass shades with criss-cross patterns Dimensions: H 15.75 in. x W 10.44 in. x D 5.12 in. H 40 cm x W 26.5 cm x D 13 cm Four candelabra size bulbs each up to 60 watts, rewired with new bulbs fittings. The stylish elegance an design suits midcentury to Hollywood Regency interiors and combine very well with the work of Gio Ponti, Stilnovo Seguso and Vistosi. Together with companies like Disderot, Arlus and Rispal, the Paris based firm Lunel had a strong influence on the modernization of French lighting design during the 1950s. The firm models were obviously rooted in the French Art Deco tradition on the one hand, but show clear similarities with designs of Italian counterparts like Stilnovo and Arredoluce as well. The stylish elegance of these lights suits many environment, from midcentury to Hollywood Regency, from Danish modern to Space Age and contemporary.  

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  • Dimensions
    H 15.75 in. x W 10.44 in. x D 5.12 in.H 40 cm x W 26.5 cm x D 13 cm
  • Seller Location
    Bremen, DE
  • Seller Reference Number
    MCL - 1734
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU979913554342
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