Henri Mouynet & Jean Noverdy | 2 Gilt-Brass Wall Lights | France c.1930


A pair of good quality cast brass wall lights stamped M.H. for Henri Mouynet in Rococco styling with original strongly yellow and blue coloured “pate-de-verre” lampshade, acid-stencilled mark “Noverdy,  France”. France c1930.

Ht.30cm/12in, W.10/4, Dpth.15/6

Henri Mouynet, Paris 1926-1937

  •  Henri Mouynet was a producer of bronze and forged iron lighting fixtures during the interbellum.

  • His lamps were mainly in a neo-classical style but he also produced lighting in a more modern Art Deco style.

  • In 1926 he built a huge building at 11 rue Etienne Marcel prolongée (taday named Roger Verlomme street).

  • The Business was forced into liquidation and sold to H.Markhbeinn  in 1937.

  • The moulded-pressed glass signed H.Mouynet were produced by the well known glass maker’s of Degué and Schneider.

Jean Noverdy, Dijon

  • Jean Noverdy opened his glassworks in Dijon, 17, Place Bossuet.
  • Using the same techniques of Daum Frères, André Delatte and Muller Frères he created acid-etched vases and shades in the style of the school of Nancy.
  • Between 1926 and 1928, he is present at the Salon de la Société des Artistes Français in Paris.


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