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    Sale 2182

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design

    2 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    ROBERT MALLET-STEVENS (1886-1945)

    A SILVERED-METAL BOX, CIRCA 1928

    Price Realised  

    ROBERT MALLET-STEVENS (1886-1945)
    A Silvered-Metal Box, circa 1928
    made by La Maison Desny
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high, 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) wide, 8 in. (20.4 cm.) deep
    stamped DESNY PARIS MADE IN FRANCE DEPOSE


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    cf. A. Duncan and A. Friedman, 'La Maison Desny,' The Journal of Propaganda Arts, vol. 9, Summer 1988, pp. 88 for an illustration of a box of this model.
    Arts & Decoration, December 1932, p. 30 for an illustration of a box of this model.