Lot Content

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
ARMAND ALBERT RATEAU (1882-1938)
ARMAND ALBERT RATEAU (1882-1938)

A PATINATED BRONZE AND ALABSTER TORCHÈRE, MODEL NO. 1318, CIRCA 1922

Details
ARMAND ALBERT RATEAU (1882-1938)
A Patinated Bronze and Alabster Torchère, model no. 1318, circa 1922
66¼ in. (168.2 cm.) high
stamped A.A. Rateau and INV 1360 202 five times
Provenance
DeLorenzo Gallery, New York.
Private Collection, Colorado.
Literature
A. Duncan, A A Rateau, exhibition catalogue, DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, 1990, pp. 59-63.
Exhibited
DeLorenzo Gallery, AA Rateau, New York, 1990.

Condition Report

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View condition report

Lot Essay

This model was originally designed for Jeanne Lanvin's residence.

cf. A. Lesieutre, The Spirit and Splendour of Art Deco, New York, 1974, p. 286, fig. 271 for a similar model illustrated.
Y. Brunhammer, Le Style 1925, Paris, 1975, p. 40 for an illustration of a similar torchère made for Jeanne Lanvin.
F. Olivier-Vial and F. Rateau, Armand Albert Rateau, Paris, 1992, pp. 35-37 and pp. 200-201 for illustrations of similar lamps used in the apartment of Jeanne Lanvin's and in Rateau's apartment.
H. Guéné, Décoration et Haute Couture Armand Albert Rateau pour Jeanne Lanvin, un autre Art Déco, Paris, 2006, p. 127 for a view of a torchère of this model in Jeanne Lanvin's bedroom in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, p. 131 for two contemporary views of her bedroom showing torchères of this model.

More from DeLorenzo: Thirty Years, Evening Sale

View All
View All