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Jean PROUVE (1901 - 1984). Hexagonal wrought-iron ceiling fixture, circa 1926-1928, embedding white glass slabs at the bottom and sides, with rectangular fins at the top. Central shaft with square-section tubes and circular fixing patina. Two glass plates missing, hexagonal plate damaged. Height: 47 cm - Diameter: 60 cm. Bibliography: Patrick Sulzer, Jean Prouvé - OEuvre complète, Volume 1: 1917-1933, Basel, Éditions Birkhäuser, 2005, similar model referenced under no. 60 and reproduced on p. 43. Expert: Madame Amélie MARCILHAC Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the private mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Jean Prouvé (1901-1984) was a French metallurgist, architect and self-taught designer. He was born in Paris on April 8, 1901, and spent his youth in Nancy. Prouvé came from a family of artists, his father Victor Prouvé being a painter and one of the founders of the École de Nancy. His solid artistic training influenced his own career as a builder and designer. Prouvé's work spans various disciplines, including architectural design, industrial design, structural design and furniture design.

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Jean PROUVE (1901 - 1984). Hexagonal wrought-iron ceiling fixture, circa 1926-1928, embedding white glass slabs at the bottom and sides, with rectangular fins at the top. Central shaft with square-section tubes and circular fixing patina. Two glass plates missing, hexagonal plate damaged. Height: 47 cm - Diameter: 60 cm. Bibliography: Patrick Sulzer, Jean Prouvé - OEuvre complète, Volume 1: 1917-1933, Basel, Éditions Birkhäuser, 2005, similar model referenced under no. 60 and reproduced on p. 43. Expert: Madame Amélie MARCILHAC Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the private mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Jean Prouvé (1901-1984) was a French metallurgist, architect and self-taught designer. He was born in Paris on April 8, 1901, and spent his youth in Nancy. Prouvé came from a family of artists, his father Victor Prouvé being a painter and one of the founders of the École de Nancy. His solid artistic training influenced his own career as a builder and designer. Prouvé's work spans various disciplines, including architectural design, industrial design, structural design and furniture design.

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