• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A SEA SHELL AND CORAL-PAINTED THREE SECTION TABLE

    CIRCA 1962, SUPPLIED BY PIERRE DELBEE OF MAISON JANSEN

    Price Realised  

    A SEA SHELL AND CORAL-PAINTED THREE SECTION TABLE
    CIRCA 1962, SUPPLIED BY PIERRE DELBEE OF MAISON JANSEN
    Each hand painted shaped section joining to form one large table, on folding square legs with metal feet, with an additional small oval shaped table leaf
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 296 in. (752 cm.) long overall;
    The central section - 94¾ in. (240.5 cm.) long;
    The end sections each - 101 in. (256.5 cm.) long and deep (3)


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    This serpentine table was designed by Pierre Delbée to stand beneath a canopied dining tent on the Terrace at Cala Ratjada, flanked by etageres (lot 331) dressed with the shell arrangements (lots 73-80).

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    Provenance

    Supplied by Pierre Delbée for Sa Torre Cega, Cala Ratjada, Mallorca, circa 1962.