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48
Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé
A RARE CONSOLE FROM A STUDENT ROOM, MAISON DE LA TUNISIE, CITÉ UNIVERSITAIRE, PARIS
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
48
Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé
A RARE CONSOLE FROM A STUDENT ROOM, MAISON DE LA TUNISIE, CITÉ UNIVERSITAIRE, PARIS
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé
A RARE CONSOLE FROM A STUDENT ROOM, MAISON DE LA TUNISIE, CITÉ UNIVERSITAIRE, PARIS
top executed by André Chetaille
pine, wood, aluminum and lacquered metal
28 1/2 x 109 3/4 x 16 5/8 in. (72.4 x 278.8 x 42.4 cm)
ca. 1952
manufactured by Atelier Jean Prouvé
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Provenance

Digard Paris, March 24, 2003, lot 27

Literature

L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, April/May 1953, p. 67
Galeries Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 1998, p. 155
Mary McLeod, ed., Charlotte Perriand:  An Art of Living, New York, 2003, pp. 143 and 228
Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand:  Un Art d'Habiter, 1903-1959, Paris, 2005, pp. 353-354 (for Perriand's drawings of the Maison de la Tunisie interior)

Catalogue Note

According to the Perriand archives, forty examples of this wall-mounted console were produced, and an unknown number have survived. 

 

Sotheby's would like to thank Catherine Prouvé Drouin for her assistance in cataloguing the designs by Jean Prouvé in this catalogue.

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