28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 79,250
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000
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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Supplied by Pierre Delbée for Sa Torre Cega, Cala Ratjada, Mallorca, circa 1962.
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