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Jean Royère

Pair of "Trèfle" Armchairs

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein

Jean Royère

Jean Royère

Pair of "Trèfle" Armchairs

Pair of "Trèfle" Armchairs

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

20,160

USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein

Jean Royère

Pair of "Trèfle" Armchairs


circa 1947

painted oak, fabric upholstery

32 5/8 x 21 x 21 1/2 in. (82.8 x 53.3 x 54.6 cm) each

Overall in very good condition. The wooden surfaces have been professionally relacquered at some point in the history of the piece and present with a homogenous black finish throughout. The lacquered wood with light surface scratches, edgewear and occasional minor indentations concentrated to the edges and consistent with gentle use. The upholstery has been replaced at some point in the history of the chairs and presents some light and scattered areas of discoloration consistent with sun exposure and gentle use. The feet include later protective plastic pads.


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.

Christie's East, New York, November 21, 1992, lot 132
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Axel de Heeckeren, ed., Jean Royère, Paris, 1985, p. 5
Galerie Jacques Lacoste and Galerie Patrick Seguin, eds., Jean Royère: Volume 2, Paris, 2012, p. 49