Degue - A wrought iron Art Deco lamp with Degue glass shade,
circa late 1920's, the stylised frame supporting the frosted
David Gueron "Degue" 1926-1939 David Gueron, of
Turkish origin, was the founder of the "Cristalleries De Compiegne"
in the 1920's. His glass-works mainly produced household glass but
in 1926 he founded a new factory, which he called "Verrerie D'Art
Degue" and then put his full attention to the designing and
production of Art Deco luxury art-glass. His factory was located on
the "Boulevard Malesherbes" and his showroom was on the "41 rue de
Paris". Gueron mainly produced vases, lamps and chandeliers. His
glass was renowned for it's full and deep colours, which he achieved
with a special process (especially red, orange, yellow and green).
When the Second World War started David Gueron shut his glass-works.
He fled France for the duration and was last seen in Paris in 1949.