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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    JEAN ROYERE (1902-1981)

    A 'SPHERE' LOW TABLE, 1950S

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JEAN ROYERE (1902-1981)
    A 'SPHERE' LOW TABLE, 1950S
    gilt wrought-iron, travertine
    14 ¼ in. (36.7 cm.) high, 31 ½ in. (80 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Galerie Neo Senso, Paris.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from an Important American Collection


    Literature

    ‘La Légation de France à Helsinki’, Le Décor d’aujourd’hui, n° 67, 1951, n.p for a table of a similar model designed for the French Legation building in Helsinki;
    R. Moutard-Uldry, ‘Jean Royère et la Passion des Voyages’, Mobilier et Décoration, September-October 1954, n.p. for a table of a comparable model;
    J. Lacoste, Jean Royère, exhibition catalogue, Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris, 1999, p. 92 for another table of this model, pp. 94-95 for other tables of comparable models illustrated in period interiors;
    P.E. Martin-Vivier, Jean Royère, Paris, 2002, p. 231 for another table of this model;
    Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Royère, Paris, 2012, vol. 2, p. 60 for another table of this model.


    This work will be included in the new edition of Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier's book Jean Royère, to be published in 2016.