13 June 2008
SERGE MOUILLE (1922-1988)
Two Painted Metal and Brass 'Saturn' Sconces, designed 1957
one: 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide, 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) deep; the other: 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, 13 in. (33 cm.) wide, 10 in. (25.5 cm.) deep (2)
Dorotheum, Vienna, 6 May 2003, lot 116.
With Jousse Enterprise, Paris.
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cf. P.E. Pralus, A French Classic: Serge Mouille un classique français, Saint Cyr au Mont d'Or, 2006, pp. 66, 182 and 188 for examples of this model.
Please note that this lot consists of only one sconce, and not two as stated in the catalogue. The estimate for this lot is therefore $4,000- $6,000.
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