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  • Provenance

    National City Bank of New York, Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris
    Christie's, New York, "Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design," June 13, 2006, lot 69

  • Literature

    Raymond Subes, Ferronnerie Moderne, Paris, circa 1948, pl. 72 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is believed to be one of only two examples produced by Raymond Subes for the Paris boardroom of the National City Bank of New York, whose offices on the Champs-Élysées were designed by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, circa 1931.

22

Bench, from the National City Bank of New York, Paris

circa 1931
Wrought-iron, leather.
20 x 79 x 23 5/8 in. (50.8 x 200.7 x 60 cm)

Estimate
$50,000 - 70,000 

Contact Specialist
Alexander Payne
Worldwide Head of Design
London
+44 20 7318 4052

Alex Heminway
Director of Design
New York
+1 212 940 1268

The Collector: Icons of Design

New York Auction 16 December 2014 5pm