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Bruno Paul

Pair of armchairs, 1928

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 EUR

Bruno Paul

Bruno Paul

Pair of armchairs, 1928

Pair of armchairs, 1928

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,000 EUR

Lot sold:

8,820

EUR

Bruno Paul

1874 - 1968

Pair of armchairs, 1928


Makassar ebony and fabric upholstery

86 x 70 x 69 cm ; 33 ⅞ x 27 ½ x 27 ⅛ in.

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Bruno Paul

1874 - 1968

Paire de fauteuils, 1928


ébène de Macassar et garniture en tissu

86 x 70 x 69 cm ; 33 ⅞ x 27 ½ x 27 ⅛ in.

Good overall condition. Some scratches on the armrests of both armchairs. Some small dents and scratches along the edges of the wood. On one of the chairs there is a wood veneer chip on the back left hand foot. Varnish drippings on the armrest. The armrests of both are wobbly. Instances of wear. All consistent with age and use. The armchairs have been reupholstered and revarnished at a later stage.


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, München, 1992, pp. 249, 252 and 315