View 1 of Lot 348. Desk, Model No. MB 405, and Stool, Model No. SN 3.
View 1 of Lot 348. Desk, Model No. MB 405, and Stool, Model No. SN 3.
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Pierre Chareau

Desk, Model No. MB 405, and Stool, Model No. SN 3

Estimate:

180,000 - 240,000 USD

Pierre Chareau

Pierre Chareau

Desk, Model No. MB 405, and Stool, Model No. SN 3

Desk, Model No. MB 405, and Stool, Model No. SN 3

Estimate:

180,000 - 240,000 USD

Pierre Chareau

Desk, Model No. MB 405, and Stool, Model No. SN 3


circa 1927

together with a later key

rosewood-veneered walnut, painted iron

desk: 36 3/8 x 63 1/2 x 40 1/2 in. (92.5 × 161.3 × 102.9 cm)

stool: 19 x 19 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (48.3 x 49.5 x 29.2 cm)

Thierry Couvrat Desvergnes, Paris
Sotheby’s Paris, November 20, 2006, lot 110
Acquired from the above by the present owner
"Meubles, Présenté par Pierre Chareau," L'Art International d'Aujourd'hui, no. 7, 1929, pl. 27 (for the desk model)
Martin Battersby, The Decorative Twenties, London, 1969, p. 53
Marc Vellay and Kenneth Frampton, Pierre Chareau: Architecte-Meublier 1883-1950, Paris, 1984, pp. 69, 70 (for the stool model), 81-83 (for the desk model in the apartment of the artist) and 164-165 (for the desk model from the collection of Robert Mallet-Stevens)
Pierre Chareau: Architecte, Un Art Intérieur, exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1993, p. 149 (for the present lot illustrated)
Brian Brice Taylor, Pierre Chareau, Cologne, 1998, pp. 76–78
Pierre Kjellberg, Art Déco: Les Maîtres du Mobilier, Le Décor das Paquebots, Paris, 1998, p. 57 (for the desk and stool models from the collection of Robert Mallet-Stevens)
Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design, exh. cat., The Jewish Museum, New York, 2016, p. 140 (for the desk model)
Pierre Chareau Architecte, un Art Intérieur, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, November 3, 1993–January 17, 1994

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from Francis Lamond.