JULES LELEU (1883-1961)
Coffee Table, circa 1962
Green and white veined marble top, supported by a black patinated tubular metal base decorated with small balls, gilded metal feet.H 46,5 - L 110 - P 55 cm (H 18.3 - W 43.3 - D 21.7 in)
HistoryThe first model was made for the conversation space of the boardroom and reception area for the great guests of the Compagnie Française des Pétroles d'Aquitaine in Neuilly in 1962.
BibliographyFrançoise Siriex, "Leleu, Décorateurs-ensembliers", Editions Monelle Hayot, Paris, 2007, similar model reproduced on an archive photo p. 327.
"Maison Leleu : Post-War Design", Maison Gerard, New York, 2010, similar model with lacquered wood top p. 21.