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PIERRE CHAREAU (1883-1950)
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PIERRE CHAREAU (1883-1950)


PIERRE CHAREAU (1883-1950)
rosewood, with one leaf extension
28 in. (71 cm.) high, 39 ½ in. (100 cm.) long (closed), 35 ½ in. (90 cm.) wide
Jean-Claude Brugnot, Paris;
Barry Friedman Ltd, New York;
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1984.
For other examples of this model:
P. Migennes, Sur deux ensembles de P. Chareau, Art et Décoration, 1932, p. 138;
M. Velley, K. Frampton, Pierre Chareau, Paris, 1984, pp. 84-85;
B. Brace Taylor, Pierre Chareau, Designer and Architect, Köln, 1992, pp. 94-95;
Exhibition catalogue, Pierre Chareau architecte, un art intérieur, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1993, pp. 39, 204.
Special notice

Lots made of or including (regardless of the percentage) endangered and other protected species of wildlife are marked with the symbol ~ in the catalogue. This material includes, among other things, ivory, tortoiseshell, crocodile skin, rhinoceros horn, whalebone certain species of coral, and Brazilian rosewood. You should check the relevant customs laws and regulations before bidding on any lot containing wildlife material if you plan to import the lot into another country. Several countries refuse to allow you to import property containing these materials, and some other countries require a licence from the relevant regulatory agencies in the countries of exportation as well as importation. In some cases, the lot can only be shipped with an independent scientific confirmation of species and/or age, and you will need to obtain these at your own cost.
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