• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7812

    Belgravia and Lake Geneva - Two European Collections

    14 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    A FRENCH BARDIGLIO MARBLE AND GREEN-PAINTED PLASTER CONSOLE TABLE

    BY MAISON JANSEN, CIRCA 1930-40

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BARDIGLIO MARBLE AND GREEN-PAINTED PLASTER CONSOLE TABLE
    BY MAISON JANSEN, CIRCA 1930-40
    The rectangular top on foliate palmette supports and block feet
    34 in. (86 cm.) high; 90½ in. (230 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Although acquired direct from Maison Jansen, this console closely recalls the work of Serge Roche (1898-1988), who executed similar palm table supports from 1936 (Bruno Foucart and Jean-Louis Gaillemin, Les Décorateurs des années 40, Paris, 1996, p. 239).

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 15% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Maison Jansen, Paris.