Null Pierre CHAREAU (1883-1950). A sconce, model LP180 called "Masque", variant …
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Pierre CHAREAU (1883-1950). A sconce, model LP180 called "Masque", variant LA315, in wrought iron and adjustable alabaster slab bulb cover. Two cracks in the alabaster, small chips around the edges, oxidation on the mounting. Height: 12 cm - Length: 23 cm - Width: 27 cm. Bibliography: Marc Bédarida & Francis Lamond, Pierre Chareau - Volume I, Éditions Norma, Paris, 2023, model referenced and reproduced p. 330. Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Pierre Chareau was a French architect and designer born on August 4, 1883 in Bordeaux, France. He apprenticed with Waring & Gillow, a British furniture manufacturer based in Paris, after failing his entrance exams to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. His last commission was a house in the Hamptons, commissioned by Robert Motherwell. Chareau died in 1950. Chareau's most famous work is the Maison de Verre, located at 31 rue Saint-Guillaume in Paris. Designed by Chareau in collaboration with Bernard Bijvoet, it is considered one of the most universally recognized architectural masterpieces of the 20th century. Expert : Madame Amélie MARCILHAC

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Pierre CHAREAU (1883-1950). A sconce, model LP180 called "Masque", variant LA315, in wrought iron and adjustable alabaster slab bulb cover. Two cracks in the alabaster, small chips around the edges, oxidation on the mounting. Height: 12 cm - Length: 23 cm - Width: 27 cm. Bibliography: Marc Bédarida & Francis Lamond, Pierre Chareau - Volume I, Éditions Norma, Paris, 2023, model referenced and reproduced p. 330. Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Pierre Chareau was a French architect and designer born on August 4, 1883 in Bordeaux, France. He apprenticed with Waring & Gillow, a British furniture manufacturer based in Paris, after failing his entrance exams to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. His last commission was a house in the Hamptons, commissioned by Robert Motherwell. Chareau died in 1950. Chareau's most famous work is the Maison de Verre, located at 31 rue Saint-Guillaume in Paris. Designed by Chareau in collaboration with Bernard Bijvoet, it is considered one of the most universally recognized architectural masterpieces of the 20th century. Expert : Madame Amélie MARCILHAC

Estimate 5 000 - 10 000 EUR

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