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New York Auction

6th June 2018

PHILLIPS: Design

On June 6th, 2018 Phillips will be hosting their latest auction on design, here are my highlights from the catalogue.

Jacques Adnet, 1900-1984
Console table circa 1939
Painted, gilt, and parchment-covered wood,
reverse-painted glass.
Estimate: $10,000-15,000
Provenance: Private collection, France, commissioned directly from the designer, circa 1939

Diego Giacometti, 1902-1985

Rare “Deux chevaux autour d’un arbre”
console table, 1970s
Patinated bronze, glass.
Frame impressed DIEGO and with artist’s DG cipher.
Estimate: $400,000-600,000
Provenance: Private collection, Paris,
acquired directly from the artist, 1970s
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1994

Paul Dupré-Lafon, 1900-1971

Pair of armchairs, circa 1929
Leather, fabric, bronze-covered wood.
Together with a certifcate of authenticity from the estate of Paul Dupré-Lafon.
Estimate: $60,000-80,000
Provenance: Galerie Chastel-Maréchal, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Jean-Michel Frank, 1895-1941

Pair of table lamps, circa 1938
Painted iron, fabric shades.
Produced by Comte, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Together with a certificate of authenticity from the
Comité Jean-Michel Frank.
Estimate: $15,000-20,000
Provenance: Private collection, Buenos Aires,
acquired from Casa Comte, circa 1938.
Thence by descent to the present owner

Denise Gatard, 1921-1992

Table lamp, 1950s
Glazed earthenware, paper shade.
Estimate: $4,000-6,000
Provenance: Thomas Fritsch, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Pierre Jeanneret, 1896-1967

Pair of “Office Chairs,” model no. PJ-SI-30-A,
designed for the High Court and administrative buildings, Chandigarh, circa 1960
Teak, leather.
Estimate: $30,000-40,000
Provenance: Chandigarh, India
Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2015

Jean-Michel Frank, 1895-1941

Pair of side tables, circa 1938
Painted iron, leather.
Produced by Comte, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Together with a certifcate of authenticity from the Comité Jean-Michel Frank.
Estimate: $20,000-30,000
Provenance: Private collection, Buenos Aires, acquired from Casa Comte, circa 1938
Thence by descent to the present owner

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