"SIGNAL" LAMP, prototype | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-"SIGNAL" LAMP, prototype

Estimated value: 50,000—70,000 US$

Auction:
Important 20th Century Design

Sales date: 2006-12-15

Location:
New York

Lot number: 109

Design

SERGE MOUILLE
Launched in 1959

Architonic id

4107759

Partially painted steel
25 3/4 in. (65.4 cm) high

Provenance:
Alan, Paris
Le Regard d'Alan, Binoche et Godeau, Paris, July 4, 2000, lot 128
Philippe Jousse, Paris

Literature and References:
Alan and Christine Counord, Serge Mouille, Luminaires, 1953-1962, Paris, 1983, p. 45 (for the "Signal" model)
Anthony Delorenzo, Alan and Christine Counord, Jean Prouvé/Serge Mouille, exh. cat., New York, 1985, pp. 150 and 169 (for the "Signal" model)
"Le Regard d'Alan," Serge Mouille, Luminaires, Bordeaux, 1993, n.p. (for the "Signal" model)
Rita Capezzuto, “Storia del Design: Serge Mouille,” Domus, September 1994, p. 81 (for the "Signal" model)
Patrick Favardin, Les Années 50, Paris, 1999, p. 76 (for the "Signal" model)
Pierre Émile Pralus, Serge Mouille: A French Classic, Paris, 2006, pp. 210, 216, 218-219 (for the "Signal" model)