Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Jean-Michel Frank

occasional table
Chanaux & Co.
France, c. 1930
wrought iron, vellum over oak
15 w × 15 d × 16½ h in (38 × 38 × 42 cm)

Jean-Michel Frank partnered with skilled craftsman Adolphe Chanaux to produce his designs. By 1930, Frank was named artistic director of Chanaux & Co.

provenance: Louis Renault, Normandy | Private collection

literature: Jean-Michel Frank: Vallois Biennale 2006, Alvarez, unpaginated, illustrates similar forms Jean-Michel l'etrange luxe du rien, Martin-Vivier, ppg. 89, 314, 337 illustrate similar forms

estimate: $25,000–35,000
result: $32,400

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