3 November 1999
A pine and acacia storage unit
Designed by Charlotte Perriand, 1953, executed by Ateliers Jean Prouv, for the Maison du Mexique, Paris
Five shelves supported by black and cream 'U'-shaped section dividers, one blue and two yellow sliding doors
63in. (161.3cm.) high; 71in. (181.6cm.) wide; 12in. (31cm.) deep
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Jean Prouv Meubles 1924-1953, Muse des Arts Dcoratifs de Bordeaux, Exhibition Catalogue, 1989, p. 20 (Comparable example illustrated)
The colour scheme for this commission was created by Sonia Delaunay.
Please note that the present lot was designed by Charlotte Perriand and executed with the assistance of Jean Prouv in his atelier.
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