"Genet & Michon Modernist Art Deco Chandelier 1930"Rare Cubist chandelier from the Art Deco period signed Genet and Michon France (signature present on each of the pieces) Elegant Modernist structure of triangular shape in prism composed of thick faceted glassware underlined by a crest pattern united in the center by a triangular element in stepped silvered bronze, silvered bronze upright ending with a typically Art Deco ornate bail cover. Very good general and electrical condition, dimensions: 60 cm high X 50 cm wide. Company specializing in lighting which was founded in 1911 under the leadership of Philippe Genêt (born in 1882) and Lucien Michon (born in 1887). In 1919, it was transformed into an art lighting workshop and now works for the national palaces, the Elysee Palace, embassies and ministries. The firm also collaborates with the great decorators such as Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Follot, Dufrêne and produces chandeliers, sconces, floor lamps, ice frames, sometimes some small pieces of furniture in a style often typical of Art Deco. Their production is always very refined, most often in variously patinated bronze, and delicately chiseled. Cf. P. KJELLBERG, Art Deco, The masters of furniture, The decor of the steamers, Ed. De l'Amateur, Paris, 2000, p. 108.