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Jacques Quinet (1918-1992)

Pair of table lamps
circa 1960-61

Pair of gilt brass lamps, «Casquette» shaped based on a rectangular base. This shape was very appreciated by Jacques Quinet who created several versions of this model. The important «Cas- quette» which is also the reflector contrasts with the nar- rowness of the base and offers a game of equilibrium. This pair of lamps comes from a special order, circa 1960-61 for a Company located in the South of France. All the furniture pieces were in mahogany and fawn leather, these lamps which were dis- play on the desks higlighted these shades of browns.

Height 31 cm (12 1/4 in) - Width 12 cm (43/4 in) - Depth 25 cm (10 in)

Provenance :
- Special order for a financial society, Marseille (South of France), 1960-61.
- Then by descent.
- Purchased directly by the gallery Chastel-Maréchal from the above.

Literature :
- « Jacques Quinet », Guitemie Maldonado, éd. de l’Amateur, Paris, 2000, p. 44 & 118 (for similar models)