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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 836

    A FRENCH GILT-BRASS MOUNTED, ORANGE LACQUER AND GILTWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLE FOR THE GRAND SALON OF THE S.S. NORMANDIE,

    DESIGNED BY JEAN ROTHSCHILD AND JEAN DUNAND, CIRCA 1934

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FRENCH GILT-BRASS MOUNTED, ORANGE LACQUER AND GILTWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLE FOR THE GRAND SALON OF THE S.S. NORMANDIE,
    DESIGNED BY JEAN ROTHSCHILD AND JEAN DUNAND, CIRCA 1934
    22in. (55.9cm.) high, 27½in. (69.9cm.) diameter


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    Literature

    cf. Louis-Reni Vian, Art Dicoratifs A Bord Des Paquebots Francais, Iditions Fonmare, Paris, 1995, p. 198 for an illustration of this model.

    Bruno Foucart et al, Normandie Queen of the Seas, Vendome Press, New York, 1985, p. 70-71 for illustrations of this model in use in the Grand Salon.