Maison Mottheau et Fils of Paris.
1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris
The fixture features three Cornucopia (The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers or nuts. The horn originates from classical antiquity. Each with two arms with electrified candle sticks and a central light with a electrified candlestick, and is in the style of the designs of Pierre Gouthiere (1740-1806), the bronzier famous for his commission from the court of King Louis XVI.Height 38 in. Diameter 32 in.
Inventory Number: Chan30
Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style that began in Paris in the 1920s and flourished internationally throughout the 1930s, into the World War II era. The style influenced all areas of design, including architecture and interior design, industrial design, fashion and jewelry, as well as the visual arts such as painting, graphic arts and film. The term "art deco" was first used widely in 1966, after an exhibition in Paris, 'Les Années 25' sub-titled Art Deco,celebrating the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that was the culmination of style moderne in Paris. At its best, Art Deco represented elegance, glamour, functionality and modernity.
Inventory Number: Chan27
Height 46 in. Diameter 16 in.
Inventory Number: Chan17
Inventory Number: Chan16
Eight light chandelier with gilt bronze swansDiameter 36 in. Height 48 in.
Inventory Number: Chan8
Height 30 in. Diameter 28 in.
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With scrolling candle arms and faceted tole panels painted with classical motifs.Height 54 in. Diameter 42 in.
Inventory Number: Chan3
Height 34 in. Diameter 26 in.
Inventory Number: Chan1