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    Sale 5901

    Christie's Interiors

    3 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 530

    A FRENCH ART DECO ELECTROPLATED TAZZA

    LUC LANEL FOR CHRISTOFLE, CIRCA 1935

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ART DECO ELECTROPLATED TAZZA
    LUC LANEL FOR CHRISTOFLE, CIRCA 1935
    Cicrcular on domed spreading foot, the stem applied with four balls intersecting a central collar
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) diameter


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    Lanel designed this model for the S.S. Normandie's 300 foot long first class dining room. Christofle manufactured Lanel's designs for the ocean liner's famously luxurious Art Deco interiors. Lanel's affiliation with Christofle lasted from 1920--1946.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is subject to V.A.T. at 5 on the hammer price and 17.5 on the buyer's premium.