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Jean Royère

Ceiling Light

Property from an Important New York Collection

Jean Royère

Jean Royère

Ceiling Light

Ceiling Light

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Property from an Important New York Collection

Jean Royère

Ceiling Light


circa 1950

patinated metal, paper shades

47¾ in. (121.3 cm) drop

36½ in. (92.7 cm) maximum diameter with shades

Overall in excellent condition. The painted surfaces present with minor and occasional soiling, surface scratches and abrasions consistent with age and gentle use. The mounting canopy presents with a small indentation to one side, measuring approximately 2 in. and not visually distracting. The paper shades with light surface soiling, occasional small discolorations and fading, not visually distracting. Sotheby's does not guarantee electric components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2018

Galerie Jacques Lacoste and Galerie Patrick Seguin, eds., Jean Royère, Galerie Jacques Lacoste-Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, 2012, vol. 2, p. 39 (for a related model)