A 1960's pottery and resin, floor standing lamp from French Atelier, Accolay with an inclusion of butterflies and foliage, in the shade.This tall lamp eminates a soft dappled light from both the shade and the base, which has small resin disks in the ceramic.
"Accolay" was created by Andre Boutaud and three friends from college,in 1945 they took a premises in the town of Accolay in Burgandy and began to produce ceramics. At the same time an up and coming fashion designer, friend of Boutaud, took his first premises in Paris. Christian Dior asked Boutaud to make ceramic buttons and jewellery for his "New Look" collection. By 1948 Accolay had moved on to producing decorative and useful items for the home. Andre Boutaud died in 1983 and productionfinally ended in 1989.