Three-piece salon suite | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-Three-piece salon suite

Estimated value: 50.000-70.000 US$

Auction:
The Collecting Eye of S. Stein

Sales date: 2003-12-11

Location:
New York

Lot number: 133

Design

Pierre Chareau

Architonic id

4103179

Oak and fabric upholstery
sofa: 38 1/2 x 87 x 40 1/2 in. (97.8 x 221 x 102.9 cm)
armchairs: 38 1/2 in. (97.8 cm)

Provenance:
Sotheby's London, 29 March 1996, lot 277

Literature:
Maurice Dufrene, ed., Ensembles Mobiliers: Exposition Internationale 1925, vol. III, Paris, 1925, pl. 14 (for a period photograph illustrating this armchair model in Chareau's dining room of une habitation coloniale at the 1925 Paris Exposition)
Maurice Dufrene, ed., Authentic Art Deco Interiors from the 1925 Paris Exhibition, reprint, Woodbridge, 1989, pl. 89 (for the same period photograph)

Catalogue note:
The present suite's original upholstery bore the cloth label of Poteau & Cie Décorateurs 59, Rue de Turenne, 59 Paris.