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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Jean Royère
PAIR OF "OURS POLAIRE" ARMCHAIRS FROM THE DUMONT RESIDENCE, FRANCE
Estimate
350,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 795,000 USD
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443

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Jean Royère
PAIR OF "OURS POLAIRE" ARMCHAIRS FROM THE DUMONT RESIDENCE, FRANCE
Estimate
350,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 795,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Jean Royère
PAIR OF "OURS POLAIRE" ARMCHAIRS FROM THE DUMONT RESIDENCE, FRANCE
each with label inscribed JEAN ROYÈRE, carcass wood inscribed with client's name in pencil
ebonized beech, alpaca wool upholstery
28 x 37 3/4  x 37 3/8  in. (71.1 x 95.9 x 94.9 cm) each
1958
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Provenance

Dumont Family, France, 1958
Thence by descent

Literature

René Chavance, "Les aménagements nouveaux de Jean Royère et les réflexions qu'ils inspirent," Mobilier et Décoration, no. 8, 1956, pp. 16 and 21
Madeleine Rolland, "Esoterisme des lignes," Mobilier et Décoration, no. 6, July 1960, p. 41 (for the present lot illustrated in the Dumont interior)
Patrick Favardin, Le style 50, un moment de l'art français, Paris, 1987, p. 53
Jean Royère décorateur à Paris, 
exhibition catalogue, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1999, pp. 41, 60-63, 70-71, 72 (for the present lot illustrated in the Dumont interior), 114-115 and 122
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean Royère, Paris, 2002, pp. 35, 143, 210-211, 230-231, 233, 241 and 266
Galerie Jacques Lacoste and Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Royère, Paris, 2012, vol. I, pp. 6-7, 26, 31, 32-34, 46, 68, 95, 98-107, 126, 158, 160, 162, 172, 180, 218 and 266, vol. II, pp. 46-47, 82-83, 239 and 274

Catalogue Note

One armchair of the pair is documented in the Jean Royère Archives, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, tracing plan no. 10.725, ekatachrome no. 140 and photograph no. 1728. 

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