Follot, Paul (1877-1941)

Follot, Paul – A silvered bronze candle stick by Follot. He was omnivorous regarding applied art. He designed in many fields; fabrics, metal, furniture and lighting. Starting off in graphics (pupil of Eugène Grasset) his career grasps the Art Nouveau as well as the Art Deco period. He designed his own house in the Rue Schoelcher (5) in Paris (still to be seen!). He designed for “La maison Moderne” run by the famous art critic and entrepreneur Julius Meier Graefe and worked together with the other great name in applied art; Maurice Dufrène. In 1923 he became artistic head of the design department ‘Pomone’ of the Parisian warehouse “Au bon marché”.

Height: 26 cms. Period 1904-1906