13 June 2008
JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
A Leather and Wrought-Iron Armchair, 1925
34¼ in. (87 cm.) high
Vicomte and Vicomtesse Charles de Noailles.
By descent to their daughter Nathalie de Noailles (Mme. Alessandro Perrone).
Gifted to Mme Alexine "Teeny" Duchamp (Mme Marcel Duchamp).
By descent to the present owner.
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This chair is accompanied by a certificate from the Comité Jean-Michel Frank.
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