André Dubreuil - Design / Design Art New York Wednesday, December 13, 2006 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Clair Downey, Neo Furniture, London, 1992, p. 56; Pierre Kjellberg, Le Mobilier du XXeme Siecle, Paris, 1994, p. 181; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 1997, p. 602; Yvonne Brunhammer and Marie-Laure Perrin, Le Mobilier Francais 1960-1998, Paris, 1998, p. 43; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Modern Classics, Postwar to Postmodernism, London, 2001, p. 159, fig. 128

  • Catalogue Essay

    André Dubreuil uses traditional metal forging techniques to create lyrical designs in limited quantities. The French decorative tradition is evident in his fanciful and liberal use of curvaceous lines. The “Spine” chair’s traditional material yet quirky sensibility call upon Victorian garden furniture.

254

Early "Spine" chair

ca. 1986
Bent and welded mild steel.
34 3/4 in. (88.3 cm) high
Manufactured by A. D. Decorative Arts, Ltd. From an edition of 10.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $31,200

Design / Design Art

14 Dec 2006, 2pm
New York