"Rare Grand Vase Lamp Dinanderie Signed Théodore Chanut 1920 Decor Orientalist"
Very rare brassware with patina of metal oxides signed the stamp of Théodore Chanut in Lyon (1872-1937).
Theodore Chanut is a Dinandier Lyonnais, precursor of Claudius Linossier who was also Lyonnais.
He was also a decorator and cabinetmaker, a former student of Georges Hoentschel.
We know from him orders for André Philippe Régnier Duke of Massa, as well as for the Princess of Monaco.
His studio was at 11 bis Rue Molière in Lyon.
His brass works are extremely rare on the market and especially in sizes as important as this vase with patinas of metal oxides orientalist decor of Egyptian princesses surrounded by lions.
The rich, rotating decor is emphasized by a frieze of ancient Greek.
The dark brown patina is of very good quality.
This vase was planned from its conception to be mounted lamp and it is therefore provided with a small ring of protection to pass the wire by the side of the heel.
It dates from the years 1920/1930.
It comes directly from the studio of Theodore Chanut and had never been presented to the public during the lifetime of the artist.
Height: 35 cm
Diameter: 27.5 cm