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Lot 153
 MAISON JANSEN | PAIR OF LOW TABLES
 MAISON JANSEN | PAIR OF LOW TABLES
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MAISON JANSEN | PAIR OF LOW TABLES

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

MAISON JANSEN | PAIR OF LOW TABLES

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:2,500USD

Lot Details

Description

MAISON JANSEN

PAIR OF LOW TABLES


circa 1950

lacquered wood, gilt bronze

5½ x 20 x 33⅝ in. (39.5 x 51 x 85.5 cm) each

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition. The surfaces with minor scuffs, scratches, and instances of discoloration consistent with age and gentle use. Each of the tabletops with a few small areas of abrasion, the largest overall measuring approximately 1/4 x 3/8 inch. The wood edges with some dents, wear, rubbing, and minor losses to the lacquer throughout. One tabletop with a very minor chip to one corner measuring approximately 1/8 x 1/8 inch. One leg presents with very light bending and is not visually distracting. The bronze with rubbing and wear to the gilding and minor oxidation throughout, consistent with age and gentle use. An elegant and refined pair of low tables from the French Art Deco period.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Galerie Jacques Lafon, Paris

Delphine and Reed Krakoff, Paris, 2004

Sotheby's New York, A Collection That We Dreamt Of: Art and Design From the Homes of Delphine and Reed Krakoff, May 23, 2018, lot 105

Literature

Delphine and Reed Krakoff, Houses That We Dreamt Of: The Interiors of Delphine and Reed Krakoff, New York, 2017, p. 101 (for the present lot illustrated)

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