Albert Cheuret - Design New York Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Paris
    DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, circa 1985
    Private collection, Long Island, 1991

  • Literature

    Lumières, je pense à vous, exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1985, p. 124, fig. 22
    Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., 1000 Lights, Vol. 1: 1879 to 1959, Cologne, 2005, p. 214 for a similar example
    Alastair Duncan, Art Deco Complete, New York, 2009, p. 235, for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    Albert Cheuret was a sculptor and designer who is best known for his lighting designs that incorporate geometric elements with stylized birds. He was a frequent exhibitor at the salons and also designed a shop installation at the Paris Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes of 1925.



circa 1925
Silvered bronze, alabaster.
28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm) drop, 34 in. (86.4 cm) diameter
Top of stem incised with Albert Cheuret, each wing impressed MADE IN FRANCE and each pair of wings numbered consecutively.

$120,000 - 180,000 

Sold for $221,000

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New York Auction 11 June 2014 11am