Reading lamp

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Designer

André Sornay (1902 - 2000)

Description

Reading lamp in solid mahogany and tabletops in solid beech.

Height : 42.5 inches
Width : 7.7 inches
Depth : 10.6 inches

C.1928
Signed
Ref. "signé sornay." 2010. p. 207

In the years following World War I, the reorganization of housing made smaller living spaces a necessity and many designers developed modular furniture systems. These new constraints on space and construction stimulated Sornay’s ingeniousness. He started to design tailor- made or multifunctional furniture as early as 1925.