Pair of Low Tables
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Property of a Distinguished Family Collection, New York and Palm Beach
Pair of Low Tables
executed by Comté, Buenos Aires, Argentina
patinated iron, original leather, oak
19 x 29 1/4 x 13 in. (48.2 x 74.2 x 33 cm) each
Overall in very good condition. The ebony patina presents with some very light wear and areas of scattered and very minor discolorations concentrated to the edges and consistent with gentle handling. The metal with occasional and very minor irregularities inherent to production. The original leather presents with a dark caramel color when viewed firsthand, and exhibits subtle variations in color and texture. The leather is in age-appropriate condition overall, with light surface scratches, creasing and light abrasions consistent with gentle use.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L'étrange Luxe du Rien, Paris, 2006, p. 314 (for a variant of the model)
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: Un Décorateur dans le Paris des Années 30, Paris, 2009, p. 90 (for a variant of the model)
James Buresh, Jean-Michel Frank in Argentina, New York, 2010, pp. 54-56 and 62-63 (for variants of the model)
Laure Verchère, Jean-Michel Frank, New York, 2018, pp. 19 and 138-139
This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Jean-Michel Frank.