Huge Art Deco Large Lamp Semi Nude Dancer Font De Art


Art Deco Large Lamp, French Font’ De Arte, Semi Nude Dancer by Mollins Balleste. Foundry Mark, pressed Seal having “FABRICATION FRANCAIS” around top, with “MADE IN FRANCE” at bottom, and “PARIS” below Foundry Logo. Lady holding the glass Sphere shade above her head, all in excellent condition, with very fine detail down to the tiny toe and fingernails, very realistic, one of the best you will find. Original Craquele Shade, with minor joint strengthening in the glass veins, but all complete and a negligible detail, only mentioned to be absolutely precis in description. The bronze finish has an aged patina with some minor rubs to exposed tips, but part of being such an old example. Original felted base with minor edge loss. The Totally rewired to current Australian Standards, with new identical twist cable to original, and an inline Di-pole Safety Switch. Easily converted to U.S.A., European or U.K. use by simply changing the plug at end plug at end of cord, by a qualified person, and bulb if voltage differs. An excellent example of this type of Lamp, with an amazing, original finish and in great original condition. Dimensions are approx.: Overall height 46cm; glass shade 15cm dia.; Base 11cm wide x 13cm deep. France. Circa 1930.