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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 40

    A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED AND EBONIZED BUREAU PLAT

    SUPPLIED BY MAISON JANSEN, THIRD QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED AND EBONIZED BUREAU PLAT
    SUPPLIED BY MAISON JANSEN, THIRD QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
    With a red gilt-tooled leather writing surface
    29 in. (73.7 cm.) high, 61 ¼ in. (155.6 cm.) wide, 30 in. (76.2 cm.) deep


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    Mrs. Hunt employed the legendary French firm Maison Jansen to decorate her apartment and his desk was supplied by them in the 1950s.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.


    Provenance

    Christie's Interiors; Property from New York City Socialite Dorothy Perera Hunt; Christie's New York, 8 February 2011, lot 497.


    Pre-Lot Text

    A NEW YORK TASTEMAKER: THE TODD ALEXANDER ROMANO COLLECTION