JEAN DUNAND | LOW TABLE [TABLE BASSE]
lacquered wood and eggshell
Stamped, numbered DUNAND LAQUEUR 1888 R870 on the underside
bois laqué et coquille d'oeuf
Estampillé, numéroté DUNAND LAQUEUR 1888 R870 au revers]
41 x 110 x 58 cm ; 16 ⅛ x 43 ¼ x 22 ⅞ in.
Good overall condition, consistent with age and use.
The top presents with losses of eggshell and a previous restoration on approximately 13 x 7 cm.
There are surface scratches and dents throughout. The lacquer presents with a visible crack on approximately 1 cm along one edge of the top. Another edge presents with a dent. One corner presents with a small trace of glue together with a scratch. There is a small white rubbing mark on one side of the top. Each legs present with vertical scratches inherent to the aging process of the lacquer.
There is a trace of previous restoration of the lacquer along one edge.
The underside of the table presents with a crack along the width of one leg.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Galerie Vallois, Paris
Acquired from the above on January 13, 1978
Private collection, Belgium
[Galerie Vallois, Paris
Acquis du précédent le 13 Janvier 1978
Collection privée, Belgique]
Jean Dunand, exhibition catalogue, Delorenzo Gallery, New York, 1985, p. 47
Félix Marcilhac, Jean Dunand: vie et oeuvre, London, 1991, p. 247, no. 435
[Jean Dunand, catalogue d'exposition, Delorenzo Gallery, New York, 1985, p. 47
Félix Marcilhac, Jean Dunand: vie et oeuvre, London, 1991, p. 247, no. 435]