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DELISLE

Bronze-caster (since 1895)
(attributed  to)

Charming pair of Wall-lights

France
Circa 1900

Alabaster, Gilded bronze, Crystal

Height : 30 cm (11,8 in.) ; Width : 21 cm (82 in.) ; Depth : 21 cm (8,2 in.)

Charming pair of wall-lights  in alabaster, gilded and chiselled bronze. Composed of a round bowl with gadroons enriched with a delicate twisted ribbed mount from which a luminous corolla emerges. The oval barrel is adorned on both sides with palmettes, and decorated with crystal pendants.

Biography

Designer before being a bronze-caster, Henry Delisle creates in 1895 the Maison Delisle, who provides all the courts in Europe and the most famous residences, especially the Russian court from 1905 to 1917 with orders for the palace of Tsarskoie Selo. Named Horloger du Roy de Belgique in 1918 after providing the court of Serbia, the Maison Delisle chooses the Art Déco style, with a reward at the Universal Exhibition of Rio de Janeiro in 1922.

Extending its competences with the edition of contemporary creations, the Maison Delisle continues to supply the ancient royal mansions such as the Grand Trianon, Louveciennes or the Coronation room in Versailles.

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