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MARC DU PLANTIER (1901-1975)

Desk and its Chair, circa 1936

Parchment-wrapped desk, with edges covered by golden brass sticks, with the top decorated by a central scare blotter made in beige leather, and fluted tapered legs decorated with golden brass feet.
Chair structure made in lacquered white oak, the back and the seat covered with beige velvet.
Desk : H. 29,1 - W. 67,1 - D. 30,7 in
Chair : H. 31,5 - W. 18,7 - D. 20,9 in

Origin

Marguerite Chapelle's collection - Marc Du Plantier's sister-in-law. ; Private collection, Paris.

History

This desk was designed for Marguerite Chapelle, Marc du Plantier's sister-in-law – Anne du Plantier's sister.

Bibliography

Yves Badetz, "Marc du Plantier", Paris, Editions Norma, 2010, p. 23 and 400.
Bruno Foucart, Jean-Louis Gaillemin, "Les Décorateurs des années 40", Editions Norma, Paris, 1998, similar piece reproduced p. 191.