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Maison Jansen Cattail and Water Lilies Floor Lamp


Condition: In excellent condition.

Materials: Brass, wood, white pebbles, Bakelite sockets.

Height: 170 cm – 66.92”

Width: 75 cm – 29.52”

Base width: 42 x 42 cm – 16.53 x 16.53”

Electricity: 4 bulbs E14 fitting, max 60 watt, 1 bulb E27, max 100 watt – 110/220 volt.
ny type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred, but they were always sold new with gold-cupped E14 light bulbs. The center bulb was a normal clear bulb, here a decorative light bulb is used.  

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Maison Jansen, Paris, France.

Other versions: Made in many forms and sizes, different plants: palm trees, flowers, pineapples and so on. All made in brass.

These lamps are often attributed to the famous Maison Jansen company, but there where many artists in the 1960s and mostly in the 1970s who created these lamps. Christian Techoueyres was one of those designers who made these monumental lights for Maison Jansen. Some of them are signed, most are not.

Other names used for this lamp: bulrush, cattail, reed, mace floor lamp.

Later versions have a halogen spot lamp in the middle, this one has a E27 socket.

Maison Jansen or House of Jansen, was a Paris-based interior decoration company founded in 1880 by Dutch-born Jean-Henri Jansen. It was located at 23, rue de l’Annonciation, Paris. Today the house is the Maison Jansen museum and it also promotes contemporary artists.

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