Roland Paris


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Roland Paris

An Unusual Pair of Art Deco Patinated Bronze ‘Juggler’ Figural Table Lamps

GERMANY, Circa 1920

REF No. B68505

dimensions

Height :68 cm | 26³/₄ in

description

An Unusual Pair of Art Deco Patinated Bronze ‘Juggler’ Figural Table Lamps, by Roland Paris.

Each lamp is finely cast and with rich patination and depict a Chinese Circus performer balancing on a ball whilst juggling. The central stem resting on the juggler’s forehead rising to reeded urn finial and issuing three lights. Each lamp is raised on an octagonal stepped plinth.

German, Circa 1920.

Literature
Alberto Shayo, Roland Paris: The Art Deco Jester King, ACC Art Books, Woodbridge, 2016.

maker

Roland Paris (1894-1945) was born into a German artistic family in Vienna in 1894.

He was a student of Henry van de Velde and Gottlieb Elster at the Weimarer Kunstgewerbeschule, before moving to Berlin to study sculpture.

His work is often satirical and idiosyncratic, specialising in bronze and ivory figures, lamp bases and ceramics.

Alberto Shayo, Roland Paris: The Art Deco Jester King, ACC Art Books, Woodbridge, 2016.

Roland Paris

An Unusual Pair of Art Deco Patinated Bronze ‘Juggler’ Figural Table Lamps







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