London, South Kensington
20 April 2000
A CARVED MAHOGANY PEDESTAL DESK AND CHAIR MODELE LES ALGUES
DESIGNED BY LOUIS MAJORELLE, CIRCA 1905
the desk with rectangular top inset with cream tooled leather writing surface aboe three frieze drawers, the pedestals with doors opening to reveal sliding shelves, the whole carved with sprays of algae and with moulded bronze handles in the same form; the armchair of tub form, with legs carved in sprays of algae, with cream leather upholstery and bullet-shaped nailing
54½in. (138.5cm.) wide; 29½in. (75cm.) deep; 29½in. (75cm.) high dimensions desk
30½in. (77cm.) maximum height of chair (2)
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Alastair Duncan, Louis Majorelle, Master of Art Nouveau Design, London, 1991, p.175 for similar example illustrated
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