(12 photos / 12 pictures). It was in 1928 that Georges leleu, one of the most innovative and publishers Parisian lighting, presented in novelty to its catalog this very decorative pair of bookends light under the reference 1831 (photo 6).
At once functional objects and light source, these lights are unique in the history of art deco lamp and it became very difficult to find an original pair in such a perfect state of preservation. Made of nickel-plated bronze mounts are composed of a base and a decorated façade scrolls.
These two elements are screwed to one another and allow the blocking of glass. Like all george leleu lighting devices, lr Monogram followed the model is struck hot on the two components of the frames (photo 10). The two white globes pressed glass are polished and re-polished on some reliefs. They are shaped waterfalls and bear the signature g. Note that lélectrification arrives by the right on one of the pilot, while the wire between the left on the other, this device for hiding son when lights are in position bookends.
Chez Georges leleu we left nothing to chance .. these bookends measure 19.5 cm high, 12.5 cm wide and 10 cm deep. Each pilot weighs 1 kilogram. The bronze elements are in very good condition and the original nickel remains intact. Both glass are also in very good condition, with some égrenures use the contact points and a few air bubbles inherent in the manufacturing processes of that time.
Each pilot was re-electrified with new twisted wire wrapped fabric black, sockets and switches are new. The sockets are nickel-plated brass b22 bayonet. The item wentieth \ art deco \ lighting, lamps \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.