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  • Exhibited

    The present model is in the permanent collection of The Musée des Arts Décoratifs , Paris, France, Inv. 2003.70.1

  • Literature

    Nadia Croquet, and Laurent Le Bon, Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti, Paris, 1998, fig. 10; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 2000, p. 597; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Modern Classics, Postwar to Postmodernism, London, 2001, p. 167, fig. 141; Design Contre Design, exh. cat., Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 2007, p. 215; Chloé Braunstein-Kriegel and Éric Germain, Les années Staudenmeyer, 25 ans de design en France, Paris, 2009, p. 352

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model is in the permanent collection of The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. According to the artist, fewer than ten examples of this chair were produced.

    Phillips de Pury & Company would like to thank Mattia Bonetti for his assistance cataloguing this lot.

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

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“Prince Impérial” chair

1985
Painted wood, raffia.
54 3/4 in. (139.1 cm.) high
Edited by Galerie Néotù, France. Front of seat monogrammed in pen with “BG.”

Estimate
$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $11,875

Design

25 May 2011
New York