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JULES LELEU (1883-1961)

"Handheld Fan" Bed, circa 1925

"Handheld Fan" Bed in mahogany wood with a slightly curved headboard and round-angled footboard on corner legs forming four slightly flattened notched olives. Headboard decorated with three vertical grooves on both sides, footboard decorated with two sculpted handheld fans on a notched belt, the whole enhanced by golden leaves

H 117 - L 180 - P 221 cm (H 46.1 - W 70.9 - D 87 in)

History

Model referenced at the #214 of the catalog of the artist. A similar model was made in Amboyna burl for Dr Horel in 1925.

Bibliography

Françoise Siriex, Leleu, Décorateurs-ensembliers, Éditions Monelle Hayot, Paris, 2007, in situ photo of the model realized for Dr Holrel in 1925 reproduced p. 140.