1930s French Iron Art Deco Sconces
Item #1228 SOLD
These 1930s French Art Deco sconces are floral all the way. The beautifully shaped and nicely engraved French-iron brackets possess an elegant curling-leaf motif while the hefty milky glass shades depict a woven basket full of flowers. The overall effect is elegant, refined and with a strong deco sensibility. They are signed “Degue”
David Gueron, of Turkish origin and a former fighter of the French Foreign Legion, was the founder of the “Cristalleries De Compiegne”. This glassworks mainly produced household glass in the early ’20s. In 1926 he founded a new factory, which he called “Verrerie D’Art Degue” and put his full attention on the designing and production of Art Deco luxury art-glass. His factory was located on the “Boulevard Malesherbes” and his showroom was on the “41 rue de Paris”. Gueron mainly produced vases, lamps and chandeliers. His glass became very well known due to its detail, heft and rich colors, which he achieved with a special process. Gueron was greatly inspired by other successful French glass artists like Daum, Galle, Muller Freres and Schneider.
7-1/4″ Wide X 11-1/2″ Tall X 7″ Projection