"Magnifier "Cariatides Christofle by artist sculptor Jean Filhos. Silver / lucite magnifier from Maison Christofle, Paris. Model "Cariatides" representing an erotic scene with a group of naked women entwined, by the sculptor Jean Filhos (1921 - 2002). Jean Filhos studied architecture and sculpture.
He abandoned the architecture profession to devote himself entirely to sculpture and silversmithing. He created a series of erotic pieces that are highly collectible. Silverplated bronze desk magnifier / paper weight bearing a sculpted top as described above on a Lucite magnifying body. Christofle hallmarks on reverse, and the magnifier measures 10 1/4 long.In good condition with some signs of use and normal wear. This is a very rare piece. A great addition to a collection. The item "Christofle Erotic Magnifier Cariatides Jean Filhos Silver modernist rare 20thC" is in sale since Friday, August 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Candlesticks & Candelabra". The seller is "lesgreedy" and is located in Beverly Hills, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.