Etablissement Jean Gauthier (E.J.G) | Art Deco Chandelier | France c.1930
A good quality Art Deco chandelier by the famous French designer Etablissement Jean Gauthier (E.J.G). The frosted glass panels of abstract design, apparently unsigned, mounted into their respective original nickel-plated brass frameworks. France c.1930
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Chandelier: Ht.76cm/30in, W.54/21
Etablissement Jean Gauthier (E.J.G)
Rue J.Robert, Paris & Ezanville
- Jean Gauthier had his first workshop at 12-14 rue Jean Robert in Paris and later expanded with factories in the town of Ezanville.
- In the early days just after the first world war Gauthier made cameo shades that were sometimes signed Gauthier.
- Jean Gauthier focused on the production of art deco glassware in moulded-pressed glass.
- Glass was signed E.J.G for Etablissements Jean Gauthier and J.Robert based on the street name of the first workshop.
- In the 30s Gauthier started a line of opalescent art deco glass in a more modernist style these are often signed EZAN France, based on the city of the second plant.