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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    JEAN ROYERE (1902-1981)

    A SET OF TEN LEATHER UPHOLSTERED BEECHWOOD DINING CHAIRS, CIRCA 1937

    Price Realised  

    JEAN ROYERE (1902-1981)
    A Set of Ten Leather Upholstered Beechwood Dining Chairs, circa 1937
    comprising two armchairs and eight side chairs
    each 32¾ in. (83.2 cm.) high (10)


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    The offered lot was commissioned by a private English family who were close personal friends with Jean Royère. Royère provided much of the furnishings for their London apartment.

    Provenance

    Christie's, South Kensington, 6 March 1996, lot 251.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ATLANTA COLLECTION