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A set of five nesting tables, circa 1913
rosewood veneer, rosewood, the lobed top above four detachable tables
largest 28 high x 27 ½ in. diameter (71 x 70 cm.)
Other examples of this model illustrated:
M. P.-Verneuil, 'Le Salon de la Société des Artistes Décorateurs en 1913', Art et Décoration, January 1913, p. 96;
L. Buffet-Challié, Le Modern Style, Paris, 1975, p. 53;
A. Duncan, The Paris Salons, 1895-1914, Volume III: Furniture, Woodbridge, 1996, pp. 29, 217.

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Lot Essay

This model was shown at La Société des Artistes Décorateurs in 1913. Another set of this design was sold Christie’s Paris, Arts Décoratifs du XXe Siècle et Design, 21 November 2012, lot 29.

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