Derived from versions in wood or wood and steel which were sold in France, this rare metal model was designed specifically for use in tropical countries and can be completely dismantled.
cf. P. Sulzer, ed., Jean Prouvé Complete Works Vol. 3: 1944-1954, Basel, 2005, pp. 146-147, no. 1120.4 for an example of this model.
Exhibition catalogue, Jean Prouvé Constructeur, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1990, p. 183 for a similar example of this model.
Exhibition catalogue, Jean Prouvé Mobilier, 1924-1953, Paris, Galerie Touchaleaume et Galerie Down Town, 1987, p. 20 for a similar model.
'A.O.F. Institut Intercontinental d'Adiopodoumé,' Techniques & Architecture, no. 5-6, April 1952, pp. 76-78 for a similar table in situ at the ORSTOM Center, Adiopodoumé.