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Maria Pergay "Totem" Sconces, France, 1970s

$78,000per set

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Maria Pergay "TOTEM" pair of sconces (can be sold separately) Stainless steel, bronze France, 1970s Literature: Maria Pergay: Between Ideas And Design, Suzanne Demisch, New York, 2006, P. 63. Maria Pergay: Complete Works 1957-2010, S. Demisch, S. Danant,, 2011, P. 179, P. 77 Biography: Maria Pergay was born in Moldavia in 1930 and emigrated to Paris in 1937. In 1947, she studied at l’IDHEC as well as the atelier of Zadkine Pergay began her career in the late 1950s by making forged iron pieces studded with semi-precious stones and seashells for window display for fashion houses. Her success quickly grew and, within a few years, she began to create a unique collection of contemporary silver objects. In 1968, Pergay exhibited a collection of stainless steel furniture at Galerie Maison et Jardin. She was one of the first to work in this material and her pieces were known for their jewelry-like refinement and sculptural qualities.
  • Creator:
    Maria Pergay (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 23.63 in (60 cm)Width: 11.82 in (30 cm)Depth: 9.85 in (25 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    1970s
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  • Seller Location:
    Dubai, AE
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU5318220691062

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