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Illuminated Sculptural Table by Ph Jean for Galerie Eric and Xiane Germain Paris

US$5,500

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Beautiful and super rare illuminated coffee table by French sculptor Philippe Jean edited by the highly prestigious and renowned Galerie Eric and Xiane Germain ,Paris, 1970. The galerie Germain in Paris specialized in high end, small edition furniture and design art by the best contemporary artists of the 1960s and 1970s including the famous 'siege Homme' by Ruth Francken and the 'cloud' light sculpture by Guy de Rougement. This table is published in Anne Bony's book "Furniture & Interiors of the 1970s".2005 on page 94 which also confirms the design was edited by the galerie Germain in Paris, please see image 2 for copy of page. PH Jean's works have featured in several of the most prestigious auction houses over the past decade including Phillips de Pury, please see lot number 192 in their New York 'Design' sale held on 13.12.2007 for a pair of PH Jean screens which also refer to this table design in the catalogue description and were estimated at $15-20,000. Philippe Jean twice won the "lampe d'or of creation', which was the gold prize for lighting design and also a silver medal at the 'Salon des artistes Decoratifs' in Paris during this period. Please see image 10 for a copy of an article which confirms these prizes. The table body is made of stainless steel with 12 Plexiglass inserts through which the light source contained in the steel body is diffused to create a beautiful ethereal lighting Ambience. There are four light diffusers finished in 19/32" (15mm) thick transparent Plexiglass and eight finished in 19/32" (15mm) thick lilac colored Plexiglass. The table retains its original switch and ceramic and brass bulb holders. The table uses standard incandescent light bulbs as the light source.

Details

  • Creator
    Philippe Jean (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 13.98 in. (35.5 cm)Width: 38.98 in. (99 cm)Depth: 22.05 in. (56 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. a few light scratches to several of the plexiglass diffusers.
  • Seller Location
    bergen op zoom, NL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU93011014858

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