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Bruno Paul

Desk, 1928

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Bruno Paul

Bruno Paul

Desk, 1928

Desk, 1928

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Lot sold:

50,400

EUR

Bruno Paul

1874 - 1968

Desk, 1928


Makassar ebony and leather

75 x 195 x 90 cm ; 29 ½ x 76 ¾ x 35 ⅜ in.

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Bruno Paul

1874 - 1968

Bureau, 1928


ébène de Macassar et cuir

75 x 195 x 90 cm ; 29 ½ x 76 ¾ x 35 ⅜ in.

Good overall condition.

The leather presents with some scratches little dents and tiny white stains.

The wood with several veneer chips, dents, scratches, felt pen marks throughout.

The drawers are distorted and do not slide properly. Leather top has been replaced at a later stage. The desk has been revarnished at a later stage. With two keys.


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.

Villa Bergmann, Berlin
Eva-Maria and Eduard Sabatier, Germany
Acquired from the above in 2012
Alfred Ziffer, Bruno Paul - German spatial art and architecture between Art Nouveau and Modernism,  pp. 249, 252 and 315.