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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    JEAN PROUVE (1901-1984)

    A PAIR OF 'VISITEUR' ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1950

    Price Realised  

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    JEAN PROUVE (1901-1984)
    A PAIR OF 'VISITEUR' ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1950
    produced by Ateliers Jean Prouvé, oak, plywood, enameled steel tube, aluminum, upholstered cushions
    each 37 ½ in. (95.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Mr. Quentin, Architect, Royan;
    Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from an Important American Collection


    Literature

    Galerie Jousse Seguin - Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 1998, p. 56 for another example of this model;
    P. Sulzer, Jean Prouvé Complete Works vol. 2: 1934-1944, Basel, 2000, pp. 292-293 for other examples of this model.