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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 32

    PAUL DUPRE-LAFON (1900-1971)


    Price Realised  


    PAUL DUPRE-LAFON (1900-1971)
    A Wrought-Iron and Brass Andiron, 1940s
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high, 58 3/8 in. (148.3 cm.) wide, 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) deep

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    cf. T. Couvrat Desvergnes, Dupré-Lafon Décorateur des Millionaires, Paris, 1990, pp. 68, 90 for other examples of this firegrille.

    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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    Galerie L'Arc en Seine, Paris.

    Pre-Lot Text

    A similar andiron in a contemporary room setting