Jean Prouvé and Charlotte Perriand - Design London Tuesday, April 27, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Air France building, Brazzaville, Congo; Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France

  • Exhibited

    Jean Prouvé, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, 22 February-22 March 2003

  • Literature

    Galeries Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 1998, p. 223 for a similar example in Jean Prouvé’s home; Galerie Patrick Seguin and Sonnabend Gallery, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 2007, p. 488

  • Catalogue Essay

    There are only eight existing examples of this large size.  In addition to eight smaller examples.


Large ‘Afrique’ room divider, from the Air France building, Brazzaville, Congo

c. 1952
Painted bent steel, mahogany. 
282 x 252 x 23.5 cm. (111 x 99 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.

£25,000 - 35,000 


28 April 2010