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Atelier Martine
BERGÈRE
Estimate
25,00035,000
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142
Atelier Martine
BERGÈRE
Estimate
25,00035,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Atelier Martine
BERGÈRE
painted wood with second-generation fabric upholstery designed by Raoul Dufy
31 1/4 in. (79.4 cm) high
ca. 1925
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Provenance

Paul Poiret, Paris
Private Collection, Paris

Literature

Maurice Dufrène, Les Intèrieurs Français au Salon des Artistes Décorateurs, Paris, 1926, pl. 23 (for a related example)
Jean Paul Bouillon, Art Deco 1903-1940, New York, 1989, p. 176

Catalogue Note

This chair was designed for the living room of Paul Poiret's houseboat "Amours."  The "Amours" was one of Paul Poiret's three houseboats, which were moored at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and open to visitors during the 1925 Paris exhibition.

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