Rare 'Hibou' wall-mounted console with illuminated mirror

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  • Provenance

    Strawbridge’s and Clothier Department Store, Market Street, Philadelphia, circa 1925
    Private collection, Philadelphia, acquired directly from the above, circa 1940
    Thence by descent, private collection, Maryland
    Sotheby's, New York, 'Important 20th Century Design', 15 December, 2012, lot 27
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Pierre Kjellberg, Art Déco: Les Maîtres du Mobilier, Le Décor des Paquebots, Paris, 2000, p. 59
    Fiona and Keith Baker, Modern Furniture Classics, from 1900 to Now, London, 2000, p. 128

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Rare 'Hibou' wall-mounted console with illuminated mirror

circa 1925
Patinated bronze, marble, mirrored glass, opaque glass.
204.5 x 59.6 x 33.7 cm (80 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)
Incised with Albert Cheuret and impressed MADE IN FRANCE.

Estimate
£150,000 - 250,000 

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Meaghan Roddy
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Design Evening Sale

London Evening Sale 28 April 2015 6pm