Lot 444
  • 444

Jean Royère

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
Sold
1,755,000 USD
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Description

  • JEAN ROYÈRE
  • "Étoile" Sideboard from the Dumont Residence, France
  • straw marquetry, oak interior
  • 35 5/8  x 82 3/4  x 18 in. (90.5 x 210.2 x 45.7 cm)

Provenance

Dumont Family, France, 1958
Thence by descent

Literature

Ensembles Mobiliers, vol. 14, 1954, pl. 26 (for a related model)
Madeleine Rolland, "Esoterisme des lignes," Mobilier et Décoration, no. 6, July 1960, p. 40 (for the present lot illustrated in the Dumont interior)
Jean Royère décorateur à Paris, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1999, p. 72 (for the present lot illustrated in the Dumont interior)
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean Royère, Paris, 2002, pp. 209-210 and 217 (for variants of the model)
Galerie Jacques Lacoste and Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Royère, Paris, 2012, vol. I, 46, 49, 110 and 164-169, vol. II,  pp. 72-73 (for variants of the model)

Catalogue Note

This sideboard is documented in the Jean Royère Archives, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, tracing plan no. 10.725, ekatachrome no. 141 and photograph no. 1729. 
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