A Maison Jansen palm wall lamp was also used as a prop in the Edouard Molinaro comedy film Oscar from 1967. A movie with French comedy actor Louis de Funès (1914-1983). Here together with a Raak Fuga wall lamp and a Raak pendant lamp. Several other lamps by Raak Amsterdam, Artemide, and others.
Maison Jansen Palm Tree Wall Lamp
Materials: Burned brass, Bakelite sockets.
Height: 47 cm / 18.50”
Width: 40 cm / 15.74”
Electricity: 2 bulbs E14, 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Maison Jansen, Paris, France.
Other versions: Made in many forms and sizes: palm trees, reeds, flowers, pineapples and many others.
These lamps are mostly attributed to the famous Maison Jansen company, but there were many artists 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.
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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