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    Sale 2101

    Important 20th Century Design from the Collection of George and Frayda Lindemann

    15 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 38

    PAUL DUPRE-LAFON (1900-1971)


    Price Realised  


    PAUL DUPRE-LAFON (1900-1971)
    A Parchment, Oak and Patinated Bronze Desk, 1940s
    together with a modern leather upholstered oak and patinated brass swivelling desk chair with leather writing surface; the desk top inset with three bird's eye maple lined compartments, the center compartment with patinated metal pen holder
    28¾ in. (73 cm.) high, 71 in. (180.2 cm.) wide, 38 5/8 in. (98 cm.) deep (2)

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    cf. T. Couvrat Desvergnes, Dupré-Lafon Décorateur des Millionaires, Paris, 1990, pp. 148-149.

    The authenticity of this lot has been confirmed by the estate of Paul Dupré-Lafon. On the buyer's request a certificate of authenticity can be issued by the estate for a fee.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    A desk of this model in a contemporary room setting, Paris