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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 85

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999)

    A 'NUAGE' BOOKSHELF, CIRCA DESIGNED 1960

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999)
    A 'NUAGE' BOOKSHELF, CIRCA DESIGNED 1960
    editioned by Galerie Steph Simon, cherry, lacquered aluminum
    33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 83 in. (210.8 cm.) wide, 13 in. (33 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    DeLorenzo 1950, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from an Important American Collection


    Literature

    J.L. Sert, 'Charlotte Perriand', Aujourd'hui, Art et Architecture, n. 7, p. 76 for another 'Nuage' bookshelf;
    Galerie Jousse Seguin - Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 1998, p. 122 for a variation of the 'Nuage' bookshelf with aluminum dividers;
    J. Barsac, Charlotte Perriand: un art d'habiter, Paris, 2005, p. 440 for a comparable bookshelf.