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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 288

    TABOURET NGOMBE

    RÉPUBLIQUE DÉMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO

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    TABOURET NGOMBE
    République Démocratique du Congo
    L'assise rectangulaire et incurvée soutenue par quatre pieds cylindriques et facettés s'évasant au sommet, le décor de clous de tapissier formant des rectangles. Patine sombre et brillante
    Hauteur : 61 cm. (24 in.)


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    Cf. : Sandro Bocola, et al., African Seats, Munich et New York, 1995, cat. 87, p. 132 pour un modèle similaire

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    Literature

    Jean Pascal Billaud, Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, id., p. 92, 94, 96-98.


    Post Lot Text

    FINE NGOMBE STOOL
    Democratic Republic of Congo
    The curved rectangular seat on four faceted and tapered cylindrical legs, inset with brass upholstery nails forming a geometric design of rectangles. Dark glossy patina


    A stool of this type was the inspiration for a carved and lacquered wood stool by Pierre Legrain for Jacques Doucet. This was included as lot 44 in the sale of furniture from the Doucet estate, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 November 1972.