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PAUL DUPRÉ-LAFON (1900-1971)

Night valet, circa 1935

Night valet with coat rack and removable shelf entirely covered in black leather, held in varnished rosewood uprights and ending with tubular brass crosspieces forming shoe racks.

H 136 - L 44 - P 44 cm (H 53.5 - W 17.3 - D 17.3 in)

History

Iconic piece born from the collaboration of Paul Dupré-Lafon and the maison Hermès, edited to the 1960s. Some pieces edited in ebony, varnished black wood, with a golden metal patina, silver metal patina or gunmetal patina.

Bibliography

Thierry Couvrat Desvergnes, "Dupré-Lafon décorateur des millionnaires", Richer / Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1990, p. 144-145, 204 and 205.