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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999)

    A DOUBLE BED, 1956-1959

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999)
    A DOUBLE BED, 1956-1959
    designed for student rooms, Maison du Brésil, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, oak, pine
    11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high, 74 ½ in. (189 cm.) long, 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Maison du Bresil, Cite Universitaire Internationale, Paris, 1959;
    Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from an Important American Collection


    Literature

    É. Vedrenne, Le Corbusier: Mémoire du Style, Paris, 1998, pp. 66-67, 79 for another example of this model;
    M.L. Jousset, Charlotte Perriand, exhibition catalogue, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2005, p. 153 for another example of this model;
    J. Barsac, Charlotte Perriand Un art d'habiter 1903-1959, Paris, 2005, pp. 466-67 for drawings of the furnishings of the student rooms, p. 470 for a photograph of the student rooms.