Jacques Le Chevallier - Design Day Sale London Monday, April 27, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Théodore-Gérard Hanssen, Paris, circa 1927-1929
    Thence by descent, 1940
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Arlette Barré-Despond, UAM, Union des Artistes Modernes, Paris, 1986, p. 316
    Sarah Nichols, Aluminum by design, exh. cat., Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 2000, p. 212, cat. 3.12
    Jean-François Archieri, Jacques Le Chevallier 1896-1987 La Lumière Moderne, exh. cat., La Piscine-Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, Roubaix, 2007, pp. 74-77 for images and a drawing
    Jason T. Busch, Decorative Arts and Design, Collection Highlights, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 2009, p. 165

  • Catalogue Essay

    The original owner of the present lot Theodore-Gerard Hanssen was a master glassblower whom collaborated with Jacques Le Chevallier at the Maison et atelier du maitre-verrier, Barillet, Paris.


'Chistera' desk lamp, model no. 26

circa 1927-1929
30.6 x 14 x 45 cm (12 x 5 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.)
Produced by René Koechlin, Paris, France. Reverse incised with DÉSPOSÉ/JLC/R K.

£15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for £15,000

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Meaghan Roddy
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Design Day Sale

London Day Sale 28 April 2015 2pm