A beautiful “Nenuphar Coupele” table lamp designed by Chrystiane Charles.  The lamp is signed on the base C. Charles. Chrystiane Charles is recognized as one of the foremost creative  bronze artists and sculptors in the field of lighting of her generation.  Born in 1927  her early creative years were spent with  Gimont, Janniot and Saupique until joining her husband (Jean Charles)’s family business, Maison Charles et fils in the late 1950’s.  Chrystiane Charles was involved with Maison Charles for nearly twenty-five years (1959-1982), during which time she served as designer then President and also for a period helped develop the Charles spirit as its artistic director.