Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

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Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

Patrick de Glo de Besses of Paris has inserted a series of branched arms into this bottle-shaped base to create a candelabra.

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

Called Funambule, the candle holder can be configured in different ways, depending on how the branches are arranged, to hold between one and twenty five candles.

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

The product, made of black polyamide, is a play on the way bottles are often used as candle holders.

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

Funambule is currently on show as part of the "Candélabres: lueurs intimes" exhibition at Granville Gallery, Paris, until 30 December.

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

Photographs are by Gregory Copitet.

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

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Here's a bit of text from the designer:


Funambule "candelholder design by Patrick de Glo de Besses 2010

Granville Gallery Present an exhibition "Lueurs intimes" ("intimate lights") including "funambule" (tightrope walker) a candelabre designed by Patrick de Glo de Besses. The story of this candelabre is based on the usage of putting a candle on a bottle. Patrick de Glo of Besses adapts a new accessory which allows to transplant it 5 candles.

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

The play with several accessories, has the time surrealist "cadavre exquis" and "ready-made" allows of numerous conbinaisons 1 to 25 candles. funambule" become alternately minimum and grotesque; rustic and modern; commonplace and poetic; funny and nostalgic. It is a tribute in the simple and daily objects." Funambule is made of manufactured black polyamide

Funambule by Patrick de Glo de Besses

Granville Gallery "Lueurs intimes"
23, rue du Départ 75 014 Paris
6th November 2010 - 30th december 2010


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