View 1 of Lot 351. Pair of "Croisillon" Table Lamps.
View 1 of Lot 351. Pair of "Croisillon" Table Lamps.
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Jean-Michel Frank

Pair of "Croisillon" Table Lamps

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property of a Distinguished Family Collection, New York and Palm Beach

Jean-Michel Frank

Jean-Michel Frank

Pair of "Croisillon" Table Lamps

Pair of "Croisillon" Table Lamps

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

44,100

USD

Property of a Distinguished Family Collection, New York and Palm Beach

Jean-Michel Frank

Pair of "Croisillon" Table Lamps


circa 1940

executed by Comté, Buenos Aires, Argentina

painted bronze, fabric shades

30 7/8 in. (78.2 cm) high each including shades

14 in. (35.5 cm) diameter of shades

Private Collection, Buenos Aires, acquired directly from Comté, circa 1940s
Thence by descent to the present owner
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, pp. 116, 122 and 245 (for a smaller version of the model)
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, pp. 92, 139, 199 and 271 (for a smaller version of the model)
Jean-Michel Frank, exh. cat., Galerie Vallois, Paris, 2006, n.p. (for a smaller version of the model)
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: Un Décorateur dans le Paris des Années 30, Paris 2009, pp. 82 (for a related model in terracotta) and 87 (for a smaller version of the model)

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Jean-Michel Frank.