MAURICE DUFRÈNE, Row furniture

MAURICE DUFRÈNE, Row furniture

Furniture at support heigth, mahogany, ebony, ivory and Lunel stone
Size
height 102 cm, Length 274 cm, Depth 65 cm
Collection
Art Deco and following years Rare objects
Condition
very good
Inventory number
7
Price
18'000
 

Dufrene Maurice (1876-1955) Artistic director of the Maitrise

Rare and exceptional mahogany support cabinet for La Maitrise.

It has six drawers with ivory pull handles, three solid doors and two glass doors with an intermediate shelf on the front. Lunel stone base and top. Sycamore interior (maple). Very good state.

 

The only known copy of this piece of furniture was part of the exhibition of Modern Applied Art organized in New York by the R.H Macy house and C°, in 1927

 

It still carries the transport labels for New York, the destination and the label mentioning the departure from France, the french customs stamp exhibition service « Art Exhibit from Dufrêne » Style 1284

As well as the label : Commercial Sample Imported for R.H Macy & Co, inc from Dufrêne

 

Bibliographie : 

  1. Les ECHOS des Industries D’ART décember 1927 N° 29, page 25
  2. Mobilier et Décoration » le salon d’automne « décembre 1927, page 9
  3.  La Renaissance de l’art Français janvier 1928, page 398
  4. L’ART VIVANT mars 1931, pages 96 and 97

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