Lot 287: Saxoléine. 1900
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 x 47 in./83.8 x 119.4 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris (not shown) Over a ten year period, Chéret created more than a dozen different designs for this lamp oil company. Each consists of a single woman delicately turning on a lamp, making the most mundane of tasks suddenly appear terribly romantic and intimate. (electric)
Condition Report: B-/ Tears, primarily at folds & edges; slight creasing.
Dimensions: 33 x 47 in./83.8 x 119.4 cm
Artist or Maker: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932)