Rare 1970s Brass Cobra Sculpture Lamp by Alain Chervet

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Fabulous large-scale cobra finely articulated with scales and rich patinated surface. A small light bulb is located in the mouth and is illuminated with a floor foot switch. Signed "Chervet 1977."
Formerly in the collection of Elton John, then sold at Sotheby's London, September 1988, Lot 1326.
Details
Creator
Alain Chervet (Designer)
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1977
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Brass
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
45 in. H x 21 in. W x 24.25 in. D
114 cm H x 53 cm W x 62 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
141027107588
Address
Eerdmans Fine Art
14 E 10th Street
Downstairs By Appointment
New York NY 10003
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