From a meeting to a creation
When you create an object, the creative idea can come in several ways… Here it came from the material and more particularly from the meeting with a craftsman, a wood turner who knew how to develop a unique technique.
The idea is to create a small lantern or a reading light, suspended directly by its wire. An object that is both simple in its design but very complex by the mastery of this unusual know-how.
The lantern bears the name of Lazare DUVAUX (1703-1758) who was a French haberdasher whose success was significant. He supplied many lanterns for the Château de Choisy, Fontainebleau, Bellevue…