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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    MATHIEU MATEGOT (1910-2001)

    A PAIR OF 'COPACABANA' CHAIRS AND A SIDE TABLE, CIRCA 1955

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MATHIEU MATEGOT (1910-2001)
    A PAIR OF 'COPACABANA' CHAIRS AND A SIDE TABLE, CIRCA 1955
    perforated and painted metal, vinyl cushion
    one chair 26 ¼ in. (66.7 cm.) high, the other 27 ½ in. (69.8 cm.) high
    side table 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high, 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from an Important American Collection


    Literature

    P. Favardin, Les Années 50, Paris, 1999, p. 22 for other chairs of this model;
    P. Favardin, Galerie Matthieu Richard, Mathieu Matégot, Paris, 2014, pp. 73, 115, 135, 140, 142, 144-145, 214, and 251-252 for other chairs of this model;
    P. Jousse, C. Mondieu, Mathieu Matégot, Paris, 2003, p. 38 for a drawing, pp. 39-41, 96-97, 110-111, 118-119, 122-123, 128, 138-139, 175, and 190-191 for other chairs of this model.