Pair of tabourets, model no. MT 1015

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  • Provenance

    DeLorenzo Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1996

  • Exhibited

    "Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design," The Jewish Museum, New York, November 4, 2016-March 26, 2017 (for the signed tabouret pictured on the right)

  • Literature

    Léon Deshairs, "Une étape vers les meubles métalliques?" Art et Décoration, January-June 1927, p. 110
    G. Rémon, "Les créations de Pierre Chareau," Mobilier et Décoration, January 1927, pp. 101, 106
    Gabriel Henriot, "Pierre Chareau," Mobilier et Décoration, December 1927, p. 226
    Pierre Migennes, "Sur deux ensembles de P. Chareau," Art et Décoration, 1932, pp. 132, 135
    Mark Vellay and Kenneth Frampton, Pierre Chareau: Architecte-Meublier 1883-1950, Paris, 1984, pp. 99, 185, 318
    Brian Brice Taylor, Pierre Chareau: Designer and Architect, New York, 1998, pp. 68, 80
    Esther da Costa Meyer, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design, exh. cat., The Jewish Museum, New Haven, 2016, pp. 51, 69, 126

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model tabouret was exhibited at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1927.

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Property from the Janet and Alan Ginsberg Collection

Pair of tabourets, model no. MT 1015

circa 1923
Mahogany, mahogany-veneered wood.
Each: 17 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (45.1 x 50.2 x 34.9 cm)
Underside of one branded twice with designer's monogram PC.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

sold for $65,000

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Specialist, Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1265

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New York Auction 6 June 2017