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JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)
JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)
JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION
JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)

'OURS POLAIRE' SOFA AND ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1950

Details
JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)
'Ours Polaire' Sofa and Armchair, circa 1950
painted beech, velvet upholstery
sofa: 31 1⁄2 x 89 x 50 in. (80 x 226 x 127 cm)
armchair: 29 x 38 1⁄2 x 37 in. (73.7 x 97.8 x 94 cm)
Provenance
Private French Collection
Galerie du Passage, Paris, acquired in 1992
Wolfgang Joop, Potsdam
Collection Wolfgang Joop - Oeuvres choisies : Arts décoratifs, Christie's, Paris, 26 November 2010, lot 101
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
Jean Royère Décorateur à Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, exh. cat., Paris, 2000, pp. 9-10, 12, 16, 25, 41, 60, 62-63, 70-72, 76, 78, 80, 115, 122-123, 125, 151, 161, 163 and 165
P. Favardin, Les Décorateurs des années 50, Paris, 2002, pp. 72 and 334
P. E. Martin-Vivier, Jean Royère, Paris, 2002, pp. 35, 45, 143, 210-211, 226-232, 233 (for an illustration of the present lot), 238, 241 (for an illustration of the present armchair), 247, 266, 285
J. Lacoste and P. Seguin, Jean Royère, vol. 1, Paris, 2012, pp. 6, 26, 30-34, 46, 67-68, 75, 80, 94-107, 126-127, 158, 160, 162-163, 172, 192, 218, 250, 266
J. Lacoste and P. Seguin, Jean Royère, vol. 2, Paris, 2012, pp. 42-43, 46-47, 82 (for a sketch of the suite), 274 (sketch of the armchair)
P.E. Martin-Vivier, Jean Royère, Paris, 2017, pp. 15, 35, 50-51, 157, 218-219, 234-240, 241 (for an illustration of the suite), 246, 254, 257, 269, 278, 300 and frontispiece
Post lot text
en suite with lot 31

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