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Paul Dupré-Lafon

Daybed

Paul Dupré-Lafon

Paul Dupré-Lafon

Daybed

Daybed

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Paul Dupré-Lafon

Daybed

circa 1936

patinated iron, oak, bronze, fabric upholstery, glass, on casters

with a metal tag signed SIMMONS/LA COMPAGNIE CONTINENTALE/25 RUE EMILE ZOLA ST OUEN

22 x 92 1/2 x 37 in. (55.8 x 234.9 x 93.9 cm) 

Overall in very good condition. The wooden surfaces present with very minor scratches, minute edge abrasions and scattered and small stains throughout. The patinated iron surfaces with some minor areas of discoloration to the patina concentrated to the edges and not visually distracting. The two glass ashtrays are in excellent condition. One glass ashtray presents with two small abrasions to the edges of the glass surface, not noticeable unless closely inspected. The brass elements with age-appropriate oxidation throughout. The later fabric upholstery is in excellent condition.


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.

Aguttes, Paris, June 19, 2013, lot 171
Acquired from the above by the present owners
Thierry Couvrat Desvergnes, Paul Dupré-Lafon: Décorateur des Millionnaires, Paris, 1990, pp. 56-57

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from Laure Tinel Dupré-Lafon.