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    Sale 1942

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    18 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 300

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999) AND ATELIERS JEAN PROUVE

    AN ALUMINUM, PAINTED METAL AND PINE 'MEXIQUE' BOOKCASE FOR THE MAISON DE MEXIQUE, CITÉ UNIVERSITAIRE, PARIS, CIRCA 1953

    Price Realised  

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999) AND ATELIERS JEAN PROUVE
    An Aluminum, Painted Metal and Pine 'Mexique' Bookcase for the Maison de Mexique, Cité Universitaire, Paris, circa 1953
    63 in. (160 cm.) high, 72½ in. (184.2 cm.) wide, 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) deep


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    cf. M. McLeod, Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living, New York, 2003, p. 231 for an illustration of a comparable bookcase.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE LOS ANGELES COLLECTION