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    Sale 2101

    Important 20th Century Design from the Collection of George and Frayda Lindemann

    15 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    ARMAND-ALBERT RATEAU (1882-1938)


    Price Realised  


    ARMAND-ALBERT RATEAU (1882-1938)
    A Caned Gilt-Wood Armchair, 1920s
    model no. 1188
    29¼ in. (74.3 cm.) high
    stamped AA Rateau

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    cf. H. Guéné, Décoration et Haute Couture. Armand Albert Rateau pour Jeanne Lanvin, un Autre Art Déco, Paris 2006, p. 91 for an example of this armchair carved with a variant decoration at the knee and for a contemporary photograph of the dining room at Jeanne Lanvin's house showing several chairs of this model.

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    Christie's, New York, 11 June 1998, lot 72.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Dining room in Jeanne Lanvin's Paris apartment, 1920s