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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 229

    JEAN DUNAND (1877-1942)

    VASE, 1915

    Price Realised  

    JEAN DUNAND (1877-1942)
    VASE, 1915
    En dinanderie martelée patinée brun, de forme oblongue à col droit légèrement évasé
    Hauteur : 57,5 cm. (22 5/8 in.)
    Signé JEAN DUNAND et marqué P.I au revers

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    Ce vase sera monté en lampe et utilisé comme pied de lampe dans les projets de décoration d'Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann, notamment sur le guéridon Bernstein n. 4, présenté ici sous le lot 283 (voir illustration p.184)

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    Saleroom Notice

    Ce vase est le second en partant de la gauche sur l'illustration du catalogue.

    This vase is the second one from the left in the catalogue illustration.


    Philippe Julian, Les années'20 revues dans les années'70 chez Yves Saint Laurent, id., p. 104.
    Jean-Pascal Billaud, Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, id., p, 92, 93, 94.

    Post Lot Text

    A VASE, 1915
    In brown patinated hammered metal, of droplet form, with slightly flared neck

    This model was fitted as a lamp and featured in Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann's decorative schemes, notably with the 'Bernstein n.4' guéridon, presented here as lot 283 (see ill. p. 184)