Pair of bar stools, model no. MT 344

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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, Monaco, 'Arts Décoratifs du XXe Siècle', 17 October 1993, lot 166
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Éditions Albert Morancé, Encyclopédie des metiers d’art, Volume 1, Paris, 1929, pls. 63-66
    René Herbst, Un inventeur… l’architecte Pierre Chareau, Paris, 1954, pp. 51, 64-65, 66, 93
    Marc Vellay and Kenneth Frampton, Pierre Chareau: Architect and Craftsman 1883-1950, Paris, 1984, pp. 68-69, 172, 291
    Pierre Chareau, architecte, un art intérieur, exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1993, pp. 21, 192
    Brian Brace Taylor, Pierre Chareau: Designer and Architect, Berlin, 1998, pp. 88, 92

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model stool was designed for Le Grand Hôtel de Tours, Paris. The interior was presented at the 1927 Salon d'Automne shortly before the Hotel opened to the public.

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Pair of bar stools, model no. MT 344

circa 1927
Mahogany, painted tubular steel, painted wood.
Each: 70.5 x 44.5 x 31.5 cm (27 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

sold for £22,500

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London Auction 20 September 2017