15 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 74,500
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 90,000
LINE VAUTRIN (1913-1997)
'Ananas' A Pair of Talosel Resin and Glass Table Lamps, circa 1960
each 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high (2)
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cf. P. Mauriès, Line Vautrin Miroirs, Paris, 2004, p. 96 for a period illustration of another lamp of this model.
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