American Design

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Date of the auction: 01.12.2021

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Wilfred Arnold (1936-2014) Bench and coffee table - Unique piece

Wilfred Arnold (1936-2014) Bench and coffee table - Unique piece Pine wood Model created in the 1960s H 72,5 X L 178 X P 75 cm (bench) H 30,5 X L 84 X P 28 cm (coffee table

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Wilfred Arnold (1936-2014) Set of one bench, one armchair, and three stools...

Riki Watanabe (1912-2013) Bench Elm wood Edited by Tendo Mokko Model created in 1967 H 39× L 177 × P 45 cm Bibliography : - Japanese Wooden Chairs, Sueyoshi Murakami, Shotenkenchiku-Sha Co., 1995, similar model pp. 82-83 - Japanese Chairs, Shimazaki Makoto, Seibundo Shinkosha Publishing, 2006

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Tony Paul (1918-2010) Set of three stools

Losseni (1959-2009, Côte d'Ivoire) Untitled (Chez Tanty) Acrylic on panel Signed "S. L'seny" on the bottom right 53,5 × 57,5 cm Bibliography M. Durieu, "Zephirin et Losseni, deux 'naïfs' à Abidjan", Jeune Afrique, n°2, February 1984, p. 63

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Harry Bunnell (20th c.) Westport

CARTIER Year 2001 "Tank" Model Ring in 18K yellow gold (750‰) adorned with a cabochon moonstone Signed, numbered N40766, engraved 54 - 2001 and maker’s mark EU ring size: 54 Gross weight: 13,1 g Presentation case

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €6,000 - €9,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Jane & Gordon Martz (20th c.) Floor lamp

Philip (1907-1987) and Kelvin Laverne (born 1937) Chan - Unique piece Coffee table Brass, bronze, tin and wood Signed 'Philip Kelvin Laverne' sur le plateau Model created circa 1960 H 44 × L 152,5 × P 61 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) Model 1711

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Meuse, près de Stenay] [fin janvier 1940] "JE SUIS UN VÉRITABLE POSSÉDÉ DE TON AMOUR

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) Pair of stools

Demi-parure set with jade, comprising a pair of cufflinks and a round brooch Yellow gold setting imitating bamboo for the cufflinks, a Chinese ideogram for the brooch Far-Eastern work, circa 1970 Gross weight: 13,1 g

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) Pair of chairs

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Trutzhain, Hesse], Stalag IX A, 23 juillet 1941 L'ÉLOIGNEMENT DE MARIE-LOUISE CONTINUE DE TOURMENTER FRANÇOIS MITTERRAND. "AIE LA FORCE D'ATTENDRE MON RETOUR AVANT DE DÉCIDER DE TA VIE

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Edward J. Wormley (1907-1995) Folding table

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Meuse, près de Stenay], 21 mars 1940 SOUVENIR D'UNE DOUCE SOIRÉE À JARNAC

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,500

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Jane & Gordon Martz (20th c.) Pair of table lamps

Paul Frankl (1886-1958) Model 5015 Pair of side tables Tinted mahogany and cork Edited by Johnson Furniture Model created circa 1950 H 54 × L 76 × P 45,5 cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Jane & Gordon Martz (20th c.) Table lamp

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Trutzhain, Hesse], Stalag IX A, 4 juillet 1941 LA DERNIÈRE LETTRE DE CATHERINE LANGEAIS DATE DU 3 JUIN. "SI C'ÉTAIT TOI, MON AMOUR, ET NON PAS CETTE MISSIVE À LA DATE LOINTAINE, SI C'ÉTAIT TOI VRAIMENT

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Paul Frankl (1886-1958) Coffee table

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Fort d'Ivry], 5 novembre 1938 "JE VIS DANS UNE FÉERIE À REBOURS OÙ SE MÊLENT LE GROTESQUE, LA SOTTISE, LA PARESSE ET L'ENNUI... AVEC MOI, BEAUCOUP DE PAYSANS LIMOUSINS, DES TROGNES SANS LIGNES, UN ACCENT

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €7,000 - €9,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Karl Springer (1931-1991) Dowelwood

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais Paris [104 rue de Vaugirard] [juillet 1938] "LE MASQUE QUE J'AI ACCROCHÉ SUR MON VISAGE, JE NE L'AI JAMAIS RELEVÉ... MAIS À VOUS JE VEUX DÉCOUVRIR MON VRAI VISAGE, ET J'ARRACHE LE MASQUE". PROGRAMME DE

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €12,000 - €15,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Karl Springer (1931-1991) Hassock

DUPONT, Paris Fountain-pen in gold metal and black lacquer Signed, numbered 59EGS00, hallmarked, engraved "Made in France

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Karl Springer (1931-1991) Dowelwood

Bela Sara (1920-1968, Congo) Untitled Oil on paper mounted on panel Signed "BELA" on the bottom right 42 × 56 cm Provenance Private collection, Italy

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Edward J. Wormley (1907-1995) Constellation

MITTERRAND, François Carte autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais Lunéville, 30 juillet 1940 "C'EST LE MOMENT D'ABORDER LA VIE AVEC DES CONCEPTIONS PRÉCISES, FONDAMENTALES, DE FAIRE DES CHOIX

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,500

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Edward J. Wormley (1907-1995) Rocking lounge chair

* Joana Choumali (born 1974, Côte d'Ivoire) Ca va aller 4, 2017 Embroidery and photographic print on canvas 24 × 24 cm Provenance 50 Golborne gallery, London

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) Chest of drawers

Shiro Kuramata (1934-1991) 'Twilight Time' console Perforated metal and glass Edited by Terada Tekkoko & Mihoya Glass Co. Model created in 1985 H 69 × L 108 × P 53 cm Bibliography: - Shiro Kuramata, Deyan Sudjic, Ed. Phaidon, 2013, similar model p. 335 - Domus, n° 664, September 1985, variation with

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €6,000 - €9,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) Pair of stools

French production Napoléon III period Openwork opening bangle bracelet in 18K yellow gold (750‰) adorned in its center with a “bridge” design adorned with half-pearls, probably natural Inner diameter: 6,4 cm Gross weight: 29,4 g

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Dean Santner (born 1946) OSSA - Unique piece

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Meuse, près de Stenay], 10 mai 1940 PREMIÈRE LETTRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE FRANCE : "JE PARS SUR NOS POSITIONS DE COMBAT". INVASION DE LA BELGIQUE PAR LES TROUPES ALLEMANDES

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976), after Star - N°35/100

Edward J. Wormley (1907-1995) Model 4782 Set of three nesting tables Walnut Edited by Dunbar Model created circa 1960 H 52,5 x L 66,5 x P 40 cm H 51 x L 62 x P 37 cm H 50 x L 57 x P 35 cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976), after Zebra - Artist’s proof

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Paris], 30 octobre 1938 MAGNIFIQUE LETTRE FAITE DE JAZZ, DE PORTO, D'AMOUR ET DE POÉSIE. "GRÂCE À VOUS, JE SAVAIS DE NOUVEAU LE PARFUM DU SPLEEN !" FRANÇOIS MITTERRAND CITE WILLIE LEWIS, COCTEAU

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Alexander Calder (1898-1976), after Tapestry - N°42/100

George Nakashima (1905-1990) Cabinet - Unique piece Cherrywood and pandanus Model created in 1969 H 81,5 × L 183 × P 56 cm Special order for M. Samuel Zuckerkandel, Wilmington, Delaware, USA. The buyer may be provided with a copy of the original order slip

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Wall-mounted sideboard - Unique piece

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Meuse, près de Stenay], 1 mai 1940 "JE NE T'AI RIEN ENVOYÉ DEPUIS 3 SEMAINES PARCE QUE JE ME SUIS ATTARDÉ SUR UN TEXTE PLUS LONG, POLITIQUE

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €35,000 - €45,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench - Unique piece

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Trutzhain, Hesse], Stalag IX A, 15 août 1941 "JE NE SUIS NI CALME, NI RÉSIGNÉ... MAIS AUJOURD'HUI, JE N'AI PAS LE DROIT DE M'OPPOSER À CE QUE TU VIVES

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €40,000 - €60,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Cross Legged - Unique piece

Bili Bidjocka (born 1962, Cameroon) Intentions (Inferno), 2014-2018 Mixed media and beading on canvas, in three elements 279,5 × 150 cm (each) 279,5 x 450 cm (overall) Exhibitions The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory revisited by Contemporary African Artists, travelling exhibition: Frankfurt

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €35,000 - €45,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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George Nakashima (1905-1990) New - Unique piece

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais Ivry, 1er septembre 1939 MOBILISATION GÉNÉRALE ET INVASION DE LA POLOGNE PAR LES ALLEMANDS. LEUR HISTOIRE D'AMOUR EST PRISE DANS LA TOURMENTE DE L'HISTOIRE EUROPÉENNE : FRANÇOIS MITTERRAND PART SANS S'ÊTRE

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Desk and chair (Seagrass model) - Unique pieces

MITTERRAND, François Lettre autographe signée à Marie-Louise Terrasse, dite Catherine Langeais [Paris], 26 octobre 1938 "JE CONSTATE AVEC ORGUEIL QUE JE SUIS CAPABLE DE VOUS AIMER AU MOINS TROIS JOURS DE SUITE SANS FAIBLIR !" RÊVERIE D'AUTOMNE AU LUXEMBOURG, LECTURE D'AUGUSTE COMTE ET SAINT-SIMON

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €65,000 - €85,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Pair of armchairs - Unique piece

George Nakashima (1905-1990) Seagrass - Special order Pair of chairs Walnut and seagrass Model created in 1954 H 70 × L 61 × P 46 cm Bibliography: - Renwick Gallery of the national collection of fine arts, Woodenworks: furniture objects by five contemporary craftsmen: George Nakashima, Sam Mallof

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021

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Claude Conover (1907-1994) Saalal - Unique piece

CARTIER 1980s-90s "Grains d'Avoine" Model Necklace in 18k two-tone gold (750‰) with oat grain chain Signed, numbered D78299 Length: 45 cm Weight: 26,9 g Presentation case

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 1 Dec 2021