Important 20th Century Design /04 December 2005


Maurice Calka

Boomerang desk
Leleu Deshay
France, 1969
injection-molded plastic
72 w × 48 d × 30 h in (183 × 122 × 76 cm)

Signed with molded manufacturer's marks to underside: [Creation M. Calka Edition Leleu Deshays] with hand-written in ink above: [Boomerang].

provenance: Rossella Colombari, Milano

literature: L'utopie du Tout Plastique: 1960-1973, Decelle, Hennebert, and Loze, pg. 78 Jules et Andre Leleu, Jutheau, ppg. 164-165

estimate: $20,000–30,000

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