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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    CHRISTIAN BERARD (1902-1949)

    A CARPET, 1939

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHRISTIAN BERARD (1902-1949)
    A CARPET, 1939
    hand-woven wool pile
    11 ft. x 8 ft. 8 in. (335 x 263 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    L. D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, pp. 168-169 for illustrations of this carpet in its original interior, pp. 236-237 for other carpets with comparable motifs;
    P. E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank L'Étrange Luxe du Rien, Paris, 2006, pp. 190-191 for illustrations of this carpet in its original interior.