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Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret

Cabinet

Property from a Distinguished New York Collection

Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret

Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret

Cabinet

Cabinet

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Property from a Distinguished New York Collection

Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret

Cabinet


circa 1948

oak, mahogany

41¾ x 96⅞ x 16½ in. (106.1 x 246.1 x 41.9 cm)

Overall in good condition. The cabinet presents with surface scratches and abrasions to the wooden surfaces throughout consistent with age and use. The outer oak surfaces present with fine and stable hairlines throughout which are stable and consistent with age. The door panels with spotty and scattered darker stains, not visually distracting. The central door’s lower left corner presents with an area of sensitive restoration to the veneer and finish measuring approximately 6 x 4 inches overall which is overall stable. The proper right leg with a hairline crack measuring approximately 9 in and stable. The corner of the proper left leg with a small chip to the wood measuring approximately ½ inch long. The sliding doors are in good operating condition. The cabinet comprises an interior of various fixed shelves as well as two small drawers.


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.

Private Collection, Grenoble, France

Cristina Grajales, Inc., New York

Private Collection, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Mary McLeod, Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living, New York, 2004, p. 136
Jacques Barsac, Perriand: Un Art d'Habiter, 1903-1959, Paris, 2005, pp. 275, 277 and 335 (for drawings of the model)