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'Potence' Swing Arm Wall Light by Jean Prouvé

By Jean Prouvé, read more.
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$11,974.74

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About this piece

Price was £14,000

Red painted steel with beautiful patina, with 180 degrees rotating wall mount to achieve tailored light distribution

Designed in France, circa 1942, manufactured by Ateliers Jean Prouve?, Nancy, France, in the 1950s

Literature:
Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouve? Oeuvre Comple?te Volume 3, page168/169
Taschen 1000 Lights Vol. 1, page 382

Designed as a pivoting wall lamp for the 'Maison Tropique', Potence is regarded as one of Jean Prouvé's puristic masterpieces and is somewhat of a disgression from Prouvé's normal style. In particular, it is the sparing use of materials and austere design that make the luminaire fascinating

Details

H 45cm x W 97cm
H 17¾" x W 38¼"

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