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Jean Prouvé

set of 8 "Standard" chairs

Property from an Important New York Collection

Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé

set of 8 "Standard" chairs

set of 8 "Standard" chairs

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Property from an Important New York Collection

Jean Prouvé

set of 8 "Standard" chairs


circa 1950

model no. 305

enameled sheet and tubular steel, molded beech plywood

32 x 16¼ x 18¼ in. (81.3 x 41.3 x 46.4 cm) each

Overall in very good condition. The wooden surfaces present with light surface scratches, hairlines, edge abrasions and occasional faint discolorations. The painted metal surfaces appear to have been repainted at some point in the history of the piece and present with light surface scratches, small abrasions and scattered small losses to the paint throughout. The underside of each leg with protective rubber footpads. Six chairs with later paper labels to the underside.


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.

Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2018
Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 1998, pp. 14, 41 and 46
Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé, Œuvre complète / Complete Works, Volume 3: 1944-1954, Basel, 2005, pp. 35 and 209-212
Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Prouvé, Vol. 1, Paris, 2017, pp. 69, 185 and 193
Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Prouvé, Vol. 2, Paris, 2017, pp. 234, 266 and 268-269