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Louis Sognot and Charlotte Alix
THE MAHARAJA OF INDORE'S BED FROM THE MANIK BAGH PALACE
Estimate
180,000240,000
LOT SOLD. 209,600 USD
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Louis Sognot and Charlotte Alix
THE MAHARAJA OF INDORE'S BED FROM THE MANIK BAGH PALACE
Estimate
180,000240,000
LOT SOLD. 209,600 USD
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Louis Sognot and Charlotte Alix
THE MAHARAJA OF INDORE'S BED FROM THE MANIK BAGH PALACE
in collaboration with the Société Duralumin
chromium-plated aluminum
bed: 26 1/2 x 76 3/8 x 96 5/8 in. (67.3 x 194 x 245.4 cm)
headboard: 42 1/4 x 115 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (107.3 x 292.7 x 56.5 cm)
1930-1932
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Jean Gallotti, ''La IIIe Exposition de l'Union des Artistes Modernes,'' Art et Décoration, April 1932, p. 103 (for the bed exhibited at the U.A.M.)

C. G. Holme, ed., The Studio Year Book, Decorative Art, London, 1933, p. 113 (for the bed exhibited at the U.A.M.)

Robert Descharnes, "En Inde un Palais 1930," Connaissance des Arts, Paris, September 1970, p. 52 (for a later period photograph of the Maharaja's bedroom) and p. 55 (for the Maharaja's bedroom, ca. 1933)

Agnoldomenico Pica, "Eckart Muthesius in India 1930-34," Domus, April 1979, p. 8 (for the Maharaja's bedroom, ca. 1933)

Marcello Pietrantoni, "In un Teatro Moderno d'Epoca: Il Modo e la Forma di Eckart Muthesius,'' Gran Bazaar, July/August 1979, p. 71 (for the Maharaja's bedroom, ca. 1933)

Pierre Kjellberg, Art Déco: Les Maîtres du Mobilier, Paris, 1981, p. 175

Arlette Barré-Despond, Union des Artistes Modernes, Paris, 1986, p. 56 (for the bed exhibited at the U.A.M.)

Pierre Kjellberg, Art Déco: Les Maîtres du Mobilier, le Décor des Paquebots, Paris, 1986, p. 224 (for a period photograph of the bed)

Peter Adam, Eileen Gray: Architect/Designer, New York, 1987, p. 188 (for the Maharaja's bedroom, ca. 1933)

D'Anne Bony, Les Annees 30, Paris, 1987, p. 767 (for the bed exhibited at the U.A.M.)

Patricia Bayer, Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s, Boston, 1990, p. 136 (for a later period photograph of the Maharaja's bedroom) and p. 139 (for the bed exhibited at the U.A.M.)

Reto Niggl, Eckart Muthesius: 1930, The Maharaja's Palace in Indore, Architecture and Interior, Stuttgart, 1996, p. 74 (for the Maharaja's bedroom, ca. 1933)

Stephen Calloway, "The Fabled Manik Bagh: A Muthesius-Designed Palace for the Maharaja of Indore," Architectural Digest, May 2002, p. 106 (for the Maharaja's bedroom, ca. 1933)

Provenance

Palace of the Maharaja of Indore, India

Sotheby's Monaco, 25 May 1980, lot 203

Sotheby's New York, 1-2 December 1989, lot 760

Exhibited

Union des Artistes Modernes, Pavillon de Marsan, 1932

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