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PAUL DUPRÉ-LAFON (1900-1971)

Paul Dupré-Lafon's personal desk set, Circa 1928

Set including a blacken pearwood desk, central mahogany compartment opening with three sliding elements, two sheathed with red leather and fitted in the top. Two sidedrawer units, brass handles, bronze support elements; a swiveling armchair sheated with red leather, blacken pearwood and brass base; a pearwood paper bin; a desk lamp by Poul Henningsen, golden brass structure, white opalina and red lacquered metal shades. 

Bureau : H 72,5 x L 177,5 x P 90,5 CM - H 28 1/2 x W 69 7/8 x D 35 5/8 IN. 
Fauteuil : H 82 x L 68 x P 52 CM - H 32 1/2 x W 32 1/4 x D 20 1/2 IN. 
Corbeille à papier : H 54,5 CM x L 27 x L 15,5 CM - H 21 1/2 x W 10 5/8 x D 6 1/8 IN. 
Lampe de bureau : H 54 x D 40 CM - H 21 1/4 x DIAM 15 3/4 IN. 

Origin

Stayed in the family through descent.

Bibliography

- - Mobilier et Décoration, 1934, similar model for the armchair, p. 4.
- Le Décor d'aujourd'hui ", Paris, 1950, n° 59, cabinet of the artist reproduced in first page and in photo p. 46
- Thierry Couvrat Desvergnes, " Paul Dupré-Lafon, décorateur des millionnaires ", Richer - Éditions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1990, model referenced and reproduced pp.10 et 34, with photo of the artist at his desk.