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PAUL DUPRÉ-LAFON (1900-1971)

Modernist Desk, circa 1940

Asymmetrical modernist desk with an oak veneer and nickel-plated metal structure composed in the right part by a box opening on four drawers, in the left part a box opening at the top by a cabinet with sliding-doors closure and laterally by a pivoting document holder locker. The rectangular board covered with a later brown leather. Nickel-plated metal cylindrical spacer.

H 70 - L 130 - P 66 cm (H 27.6 - W 51.2 - D 26 in)

Origin

Jacques Mostini's old collection.

Bibliography

Aaron Lederfajn, Xavier Lenormand, "1930 : Quand le meuble devient sculpture", Sagec / Le Louvre des Antiquaires, Paris, 1981, reproduced at #118.
Thierry Couvrat-Desvergnes, "Dupré-Lafon, Décorateur des millionnaires", Richier, Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1990, p. 187.
Alastair Duncan, "Mobilier Art Déco", Édition Thames & Hudson, 2ème édition, 2000, Paris, p. 68.