13 June 2002
AN IRON, METAL AND GILT-BRONZE 'TOUR EIFFEL' CONSOLE
Jean Royère, circa 1947
with a rectangular glass top
36in. (91.5cm.) high, 33 5/8in. (85.5cm.) wide, 12 1/8in. (30.8cm.) deep
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cf. Catherine and Stephane De Beyrie and Jacques Ouaiss, Jean Royère, 2000, pp. 20 and 21 for illustrations of concave and convex versions of the model.
Please note that the corresponding illustration in the printed catalogue is incorrectly numbered 99. It should be numbered 100.
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class