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


PIERRE CHAREAU (1883-1950)
rosewood, nickel-plated metal, leather upholstery
25 3/8 in. (64.5 cm.) high
DeLorenzo Gallery, New York.
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Note: Note: This sale immediately follows Sale 3762 - Masterworks of Design

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Lot Essay

cf. M. Vellay, K. Frampton, Pierre Chareau, Paris, 1984, pp. 196, 214, 314;
Exhibition catalogue, Pierre Chareau Architecte, un Art Intérieur, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1992, pp. 142,167,189, 201;
B. B. Taylor, Pierre Chareau Designer and Architect, Cologne, 1992, pp. 68, 96.

Chairs of this model were included in the 1924 Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.

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