A Vision: The Collection of Michelle Smith

A Vision: The Collection of Michelle Smith

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Jean-Michel Frank


Auction Closed

April 22, 11:22 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


Jean-Michel Frank


circa 1930

with a period key

executed by Chanaux & Co., Paris

parchment, sycamore

impressed JM FRANK thrice, CHANAUX & Co twice and numbered 9747 twice

55 ½ x 47 x 15 ¾ in. (141 x 119.4 x 40 cm)

Private Collection, Paris
Galerie L'Arc en Seine, Paris
Acquired from the above, 2012
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, p. 167 (for a related model)
Jean Perfettini, Le Galuchat, Paris, 1988, p. 27 (for a related model in shagreen)
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: The Strange and Subtle Luxury of the Parisian Haute-Monde in the Art Deco Period, New York, 2008, pp. 271 (for a related model in parchment), 279 (for a related model in shagreen), 281 and 305 (for related models in parchment)
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: Un Décorateur dans le Paris des Années 30, Paris, 2009, p. 97 (for a related model in shagreen)

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