Maison Jansen Palm Tree Wall Lamp
Materials: Burned brass leaves and trunk. 2 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.
Period: 1970s, 1980s – Hollywood Regency.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Maison Jansen, Paris, France – attributed.
Other versions: This Maison Jansen palm tree wall lamp exists in several variations. It was also produced with 1 lamp socket. Lamps were made with a bamboo trunk. Made in many forms and sizes: palm trees, reeds, flowers, pineapples and many others.
These lamps are often attributed to the famous Maison Jansen company, but there were several artists and companies in the 1960s and mostly in the 1970s who created similar lamps. To name a few: Christian Techoueyres and Glensar, both companies from France. 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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