8 December 2009
JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
A Painted Wrought-Iron and Leather Desk, circa 1925-1930
with brass handles; executed by Comté, Buenos Aires
30¼ in. (76.8 cm.) high, 47 1/8 in. (119.3 cm.) wide, 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) deep
with metal label Comté SRL Buenos Aires Obra...Presupuesto...Tarea Seccion Industrial 7821; underside stamped 7821
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cf. P.-E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, p. 23 for an illustration of a variant model.
L. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, p. 120.
Please note that the date of this desk is circa 1936.
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