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PIERRE CHAREAU (1883-1950)

"MB 1055" desk and "MF275" chair, circa 1927

Desk in sycamore and mahogany of Cuba accompanied by its matching chair in sycamore. 

The base rests on four cubic shoes and supports a canted top with sliding compartments.

The belt is provided with a central drawer that can be locked.

 

H 69,5 - L 125 - P 50 cm (H 27.4 - W 49.2 - D 19.7 in)

Origin

Bernheim-Dalsace collection, directly ordered from the artist, then in the family by descent - Christie's sale, "Anne & Jean Dalsace ; Les collections de la Maison de Verre", Paris, 7 October 2021, lot. 65.

Bibliography

For this desk :
FUTAGAWA (Y.), BAUCHET (B.), VELLAY (M.), "La Maison de Verre", Pierre Chareau, A.D.A. EDITA, Tokyo, 1988, p. 164, 166-167.
"Pierre Chareau, architecte, un art intérieur", exhibition catalog, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 3 novembre 1993-17 janvier 1994, p. 140.
VELLAY (D.), "La Maison de verre, Le chef-d'oeuvre de Pierre Chareau", Thames & Hudson Ltd, Londres, 2007, p. 87.
E. da Costa Meyer, "Pierre Chareau, Modern Architecture and Design", exhibition catalog, The Jewish Museum, New York, 4 novembre 2016-26 mars 2017, p. 206.

Modèle similaire :
VELLAY (M.) et FRAMPTON (K.), "Pierre Chareau, Architecte-meublier 1883-1950", éditions du Regard, Paris, 1984, p. 123 (for the desk), pp. 55, 66, 210-211-212, et 316 (for the chair)
TAYLOR (B.B), "Pierre Chareau, Designer and Architect, Taschen", Cologne, 1992, p. 75, 80, 130.
"Pierre Chareau, architecte, un art intérieur", catalogue d'exposition, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 3 novembre 1993-17 janvier 1994, p. 10, 21, 39, 140.
"Pierre Chareau, Archives Louis Moret", catalogue d’exposition, Fondation Louis Moret, Martigny, 5 mars-24 avril 1994, p. 67.
DORIA (D.), "Pierre Chareau, Un architecte moderne de Paris à New York", Michel de Maule, Paris, 2016, n. p., n. 9, 10.
E. da Costa Meyer, "Pierre Chareau, Modern Architecture and Design", catalogue d'exposition, The Jewish Museum, New York, 4 novembre 2016-26 mars 2017, p. 115.