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  • Provenance

    Young Workers Housing Association, Cachan, France
    Private collection, New York
    Phillips de Pury & Company, ‘20-21st Century Design Art’, New York, June 10, 2004, lot 128

  • Literature

    Pierre Émile Pralus, Serge Mouille: A French Classic, Saint Cyr au Mont d’Or, 2006, p. 181

  • Catalogue Essay

    Serge Mouille’s ‘Cachan’ wall light comprises both an upper sphere, which casts an ambient glow, and a cone-shaped task light. Mouille produced approximately 200 of these fixtures exclusively for the Young Workers Housing Association in Cachan.

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT NEW YORK COLLECTION

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Pair of ‘Cachan’ wall lights, for the Young Workers Housing Association, Cachan

ca. 1957
Painted aluminum, painted tubular metal.
Each: 8 1/2 x 11 x 10 1/2 in (21.6 x 27.9 x 26.7 cm)
Manufactured by Atelier Serge Mouille, France (2).

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $10,000

Design

15 June 2012
New York