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JEAN PROUVE (1901-1984)
A Lacquered Steel and Oak Bahut Storage Unit, circa 1948
sideboard: 32 in. (81.3 cm.) high, 79 in. (200 cm.) wide, 18 in. (45.7 cm.) deep; display case: 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high, 79 in. (200 cm.) wide, 18 in. (45.7 cm.) deep; racks: approx. 100 in. (254 cm.) high (2)
Provenance
Private collection, France, acquired from Galerie Steph Simon, Paris.
Etude Orne, Alençon, 5 June 2004.
Literature
Exhibiton catalogue, Table de Jean Prouvé et Jacques André et autres aucquisitions récentes, Galerie 54, Paris, 2005, u.p.
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie 54, Table de Jean Prouvé et Jacques André et autres acquisitions récentes, April 2005.

Lot Essay

cf. P. Sulzer, ed., Jean Prouvé Complete Works Vol. 3: 1944-1954, Basel, 2005, p. 62, no. 1009 for a similar model.
P. Sulzer, ed., Jean Prouvé Complete Works Vol. 2: 1934-1944, Basel, 2000, p. 284-285, no. 891 for an example of similar suspended furniture.
J. van Geest, Jean Prouvé Furniture, Cologne, 1991, p. 31 for an example of this model.

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