Beautiful brass and steel 6-light chandeliers, circa 1950s by Jacques Adnet, Paris - excellent condition.
Adnet is a distinctive figure of French 20th century design born in France in 1901. He believed in the functional aspect of furniture combined with geometrical simplicity. He was inspired by pre-classical styles and was well acquainted with traditional furniture.
Adnet presided over the Salon des Artistes Decorateurs from 1947-1949. During the 1950s, he created furniture and concentrated on the numerous commissions he received, such as the decoration of the private apartments of the President at the Elysée Palace or the meeting room of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
He died in 1984 having created a legacy of fine design that feels “modern” even today.
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU825812684911
PERIOD: Mid-20th Century
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 24" Diameter: 23"
MATERIAL: Brass, Cut Steel
CREATOR: Jacques Adnet (Designer)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France