16 May 2001
A Rosewood Cabinet
Designed by Pierre Chareau, 1929-30
Rectangular form with shaped edges, four central drawers with wrought-iron and ivory handles, flanked by two side cabinets, one with a set of six flat drawers, the other with three shelves, the keyholes detailed with wrought-iron and ivory escutcheons
27in. (68.5cm.) high; 77¼in. (196.2cm.) wide; 12¾in. (32.5cm.) deep
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L'Art International d'Aujourd'hui -- Interiors, vol. 6, pl. 47
Only two examples of this cabinet were ever made.
The second one was destinated to the Fahri family in Paris, 1930.
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