3 November 2015
A CARPET, CIRCA 1940
141 x 119 in. (358 x 302 cm.)
Christie's New York, The Eclectic Eye, Five Centuries of Art from the Galerie Yves Mikaeloff, 21 May 1997, lot 451;
Christie's New York, 20th Century Decorative Art & Design, 9 September 2005, lot 235.
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Similar design illustrated:
J. Sirat and F. Siriex, Tapis Français Du XXe Siècle, Paris, 1993, p. 234.
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