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Max Sauze Cassiopée chandeliers in the movie “Jo” with Louis de Funés, 1971.

Louis De Funes - Max Sauze

Big wall lamp in the satirical comedy: Tout Le Monde Il Est Beau, Tout Le Monde Il Est Gentil, by and with Jean Yanne made in 1972. (Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful (English title)

Tout le monde il est beau, tout le monde il est gentil - Jean Yanne 1972

The Max Sauze shop in the 1970s

Max Sauze Shop


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Max Sauze Pendant Light


Condition: In excellent condition.

Materials: Metal frame and anodized aluminium, Bakelite socket.

Total Height: 100 cm – 39.37”

Height: 35 cm – 13.77”

Width: 50 cm – 19.68”

Electricity: 1 light bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum – 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. 

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Max Sauze.

Manufacturer: Max Sauze Studio, France.

Other versions: Max Sauze made many different lamps in this style, most of them are designed from the late 1960s until the late 1970s.

Today, the lights by Max Sauze are produced by Ekilux, the company of his son Sebastien Sauze.

Links (external links open in a new window)

Max Sauze website


Facebook Ligne Sauze

Max Sauze: born in 1933 in Algeria. He first attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Alger between 1953 and 1956, and then went on to study at the famous Ecole Camondo in Paris, France (1956-59).

During the 1970s he quickly established his own recognizable style through the construction of bent aluminium strips on steel wire structures.


Interview (3 parts) with Max Sauze

Max Sauze Wall Lights Alpha