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28 September 2010 London

Date of the auction: 28.09.2010

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Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier Exterior light, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Concrete, steel, glass. 88 x 87.2 x 57 cm (34 5/8 x 34 3/8 x 22 3/8 in)
Provenance Chandigarh, India Exhibited ‘Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret , Chandigarh, India, 1952-1956’, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, 18 February- 18 March 2006

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Writing table, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak. 70 x 153 x 166 cm (27 1/2 x 60 1/4 x 65 3/8 in)
Provenance Chandigarh, India; Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France; Private collection Exhibited ‘Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret , Chandigarh, India, 1952-1956’, Sonnabend Gallery

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Sofa set, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak, hide. Sofa: 71 x 139 x 74 cm (28 x 54 3/4 x 29 1/8 in); each chair: 74 cm (29 1/8 in) high Comprising two chairs and one sofa (3).
Provenance Chandigarh, India Exhibited ‘Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret , Chandigarh, India, 1952-1956

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Low table, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak. 41 x 89 x 89 cm (16 1/8 x 35 x 35 in)
Provenance Chandigarh, India Literature George H. Marcus, Le Corbusier: Inside the Machine for Living, New York, 2000, p. 154 for a similar example

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Straight-leg bench, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak, hide. 85 x 140 x 65 cm (33 1/2 x 55 1/8 x 25 1/2 in)
Provenance Chandigarh, India Exhibited ‘Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret , Chandigarh, India, 1952-1956’, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, 18 February- 18 March 2006

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret 'Conférence’ armchair, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak, cane. 83 cm (32 5/8 in) high
Provenance Chandigarh, India

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Occasional table, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak-veneered wood, teak. 70.5 x 87 x 87 cm (27 3/4 x 34 1/4 x 34 1/4 in) Leg painted with ‘H-1 2F’ and ‘CPC7 MT87’ and stenciled with ‘446 CH’.
Provenance Chandigarh, India

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret 'Conférence’ armchair, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak, cane. 81 cm (31 7/8 in) high
Provenance Chandigarh, India

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Desk, from Chandigarh, India 1952-56 Teak, leather, aluminium. 72 x 122.5 x 83 cm (28 3/8 x 48 1/4 x 32 5/8 in) Edge of desktop painted with ‘UEM (W.T.) E’ and A.E.O.W T10’.
Provenance Chandigarh, India Exhibited ‘Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret , Chandigarh, India, 1952-1956

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé ‘C.P.D.E.’ desk with variable fittings 1934-35 Painted bent sheet steel, leather, aluminium. 78 x 140 x 51 cm (30 3/4 x 55 1/8 x 20 in)
Provenance Compagnie Parisienne de distribution d’électricité, Paris, France Literature Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé: Œuvre Complète, Volume 2: 1934-1944

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret Unique console 1942 Elm. 23 x 377.5 x 27.5 cm (9 x 148 5/8 x 10 3/4 in)
Provenance Pierre Jeanneret’s private apartment, Grenoble, France; Madame Simone Debout, Grenoble, France, 1942; Madame Simone Debout, Grenoble, France

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £60,000 - £90,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Mathieu Matégot

Mathieu Matégot Wall light c. 1960 Brass. 19 x 4 1/4 x 7 7/8 in (48 x 11 x 20 cm) Manufactured by Atelier Matégot, France.
Literature Philippe Jousse and Caroline Mondineau, Mathieu Matégot, Paris, 2003, item no. 236

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Mathieu Matégot

Mathieu Matégot Pair of side tables c. 1960 Tubular brass, glass. Each: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in) high, 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in) diameter Manufactured by Atelier Matégot, France (2).
Literature Philippe Jousse and Caroline Mondineu, Mathieu Matégot, Paris, 2003, item no. 216

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé Row of three lecture hall chairs with adjustable seats, from the University of Besançon, France c. 1953 Painted tubular and bent steel, wood, vinyl. 88.5 x 166 x 54.5 cm (34 7/8 x 65 3/8 x 21 1/2 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Provenance Faculté de Lettres

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé Row of three lecture hall chairs with adjustable seats, from the University of Besançon, France 1953 Painted tubular and bent steel, wood, vinyl. 88.5 x 166 x 54.5 cm (34 7/8 x 65 3/8 x 21 1/2 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Provenance Faculté de Lettres, Université

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé Row of two lecture hall chairs with adjustable seats, from the University of Besançon, France c. 1953 Painted tubular and bent steel, wood, vinyl. 88.5 x 116 x 54.5 cm (34 7/8 x 45 5/8 x 21 1/2 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Provenance Faculté de Lettres

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé Row of two lecture hall chairs with adjustable seats, from the University of Besançon, France c. 1953 Painted tubular and bent steel, wood, vinyl. 88.5 x 116 x 54.5 cm (34 7/8 x 45 5/8 x 21 1/2 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Provenance Faculté de Lettres

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Georges Jouve

Georges Jouve Rare double 'Diabolo' vase c. 1956 Earthenware, black and white glazes. Underside incised with artist’s monogram, ‘Jouve’ and each vase with ’I’.
Literature Philippe Jousse and Galerie Jousse Entreprise, Georges Jouve, Paris, 2005, p. 296 Artist Bio Georges Jouve French • 1910 - 1964

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £10,000 - £14,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé ‘Cité’ table, model no. 500 c. 1953 Painted tubular and bent steel, oak. 72 x 150 x 53 x cm (28 3/8 x 59 x 20 7/8 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Provenance Bourse Maritime, Paris, France Literature Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé: Œuvre Complète, Volume 3: 1944-1954

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé 'Metropole’ chair, model no. 305 c. 1950 Painted bent and tubular steel, bent plywood. 81.5 cm (32 in) high Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Literature Anthony Delorenzo, ed., Jean Prouvé / Serge Mouille, New York, 1985, p. 51; Galeries Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé ‘Compas’ table, model no. 512 c. 1953 Painted formed and tubular steel, plastic laminate-covered wood. 70 x 120 x 65 cm (27 1/2 x 47 1/4 x 25 1/2 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Literature Galeries Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 1998, pp

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret

Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret 'Bahut' sideboard c. 1948 Ash. 121 x 246 x 41 cm (47 5/8 x 96 7/8 x 16 1/8 in) Designed for l’Equipement de la Maison series produced in Grenoble, France.
Literature Mary McLeod, ed., Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living, New York, 2003, p. 135; Marie Laure

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand Bench with drawer and side table, from Cité Cansado, Mauritania, Africa 1958 Oak, plastic laminate-covered wood, fabric. 60 x 260 x 70 cm ( 23 5/8 x 102 3/8 x 27 1/2 in)
Provenance Cité Cansado, Mauritania, Africa Artist Bio Charlotte Perriand French • 1903 - 1999 Trailblazer

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £12,000 - £16,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Sori Yanagi

Sori Yanagi Two ‘Butterfly’ stools designed 1956 Indian rosewood-veneered plywood, brass. Each: 38 x 43 x 31.5 cm (15 x 17 x 12 3/8 in) Manufactured by Tendo Mokko, Japan. One with two ‘Tendo’ labels and incised with ‘2’ and ‘63’ (2).
Literature Kathryn Heisinger and George Marcus, Design since

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Pol Chambost

Pol Chambost Jug, model no. 837 1953 Earthenware, black lustre and yellow glazes. 38.5 cm (15 1/8 in) high Underside incised with ‘Poterie/Pol Chambost/837’ and impressed with ‘MADE IN FRANCE’.
Provenance Galerie Thomas Fritsch, Paris, France Exhibited ‘Third Salon des Ateliers d’Art’, Paris, 19

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé ‘Cité’ table, model no. 20 1933-47 Painted bent and tubular steel, oak, bent aluminium. 74 x 100 x 70 cm (29 1/8 x 39 3/8 x 27 1/2 in) Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, France.
Literature Galeries Jousse Seguin and Enrico Navarra, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 1998, p. 131 for a similar

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand

Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand Room divider, from la Maison du Brésil, Cité International Universitaire de Paris, France 1956-1959 Oak, painted wood, moulded plastic, painted metal. 151 x 178 x 64 cm (59 1/4 x 70 x 28 1/2 in) Each drawer moulded with ‘MODELE CHARLOTTE PERRIAND/BREVETE S.G.D.G

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier ‘Bibus’ bookcases, from the Pavillon Suisse, Cité Universitaire, Paris c. 1933 Blockboard, oak, plywood, painted blockboard. Comprising one standing bookcase and one wall-mounted bookcase (2). Standing bookcase: 120 x 116.2 x 25.4 cm (47 1/4 x 45 3/4 x 10 in); wall-mounted bookcase

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier Wall light, from la Maison du Brésil, Cité Universite de Paris, France 1956-59 Painted steel, fluorescent tube, aluminium, plastic. 10 x 70 x 7.5 cm (4 x 27 1/2 x 2 1/8 in)
Provenance La Maison du Brésil, Cité Universite de Paris, France

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010

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Poul Kjærholm

Poul Kjærholm Lounge chair, model no. PK 0 designed 1952, executed 1997 Painted and laminated beech. 68 cm. (26 3/4 in.) high Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Denmark. Number 301 from the edition of 600 plus eight prototypes. Underside with manufacturer’s steel roundel ‘PK0 · POUL KJAERHOLM MADE IN

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 28 Sep 2010