Charlotte Perriand / Atelier Jean Prouvé - Design / Design Art New York Thursday, December 14, 2006 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Maison du Mexique, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, France; Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France

  • Literature

    Galeries Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 1998, pp. 152-153; Mary McLeod, ed., Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living, New York, 2003, p. 231; Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé: Oeuvre Complète/Complete Works, Volume 3: 1944-1954, Basel, 2005, p. 260, cat. no. 1240.2; Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand-Un Art d'Habiter, Paris, 2005, front cover and pp. 368-379 for a discussion of this bookcase and interiors at the Maison du Mexique; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., Domus Vol. III 1950-1954, Cologne, 2006, p. 493


“Mexique” bookcase, from the Maison du Mexique, Cité Universitaire de Paris, France

Pine, painted “Diamond Point” aluminum, bent steel.
63 1/2 x 72 x 12 3/8 in. (161.3 x 182.9 x 31.4 cm)
Manufactured by les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.

$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $74,400

Design / Design Art

14 Dec 2006, 2pm
New York