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Date of the auction: 30.04.2009

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Jean Royère

Jean Royère Pair of five-arm ‘Bouquet’ wall lights c. 1950 Gilt tubular metal, paper shades (2). Each: 44.5 x 81.9 x 46.4 cm. (17 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)
Literature Jean Royère, exh. cat., Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris, 1999, pp. 63 and 94-95; Jean Royère, Décorateur à Paris, exh. cat., Musée

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Jean Royère

Jean Royère Rare and important armchair c. 1936 Stained oak, goat hide. 82.6 cm. (32 1/2 in.) high Manufactured by Gouffé, France.
Provenance Private Collection, Beirut Literature Société des artistes décorateurs, ed., Nouveaux Interieurs, Paris, 1936, fig. 46; Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Jean Royère

Jean Royère Coffee table c. 1955 Painted iron, granite. 32.4 cm. (12 3/4 in.) high, 82.6 cm. (32 1/2 in.) diameter
Literature Jean Royère, Décorateur à Paris, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1999, pp. 79-80 for similar examples; Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean Royère, Paris, 2002

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Georges Jouve

Georges Jouve Tall bottle c. 1957 Stoneware, green glaze. 40 cm. (15 3/4 in.) high Incised with maker’s mark and ‘JOUVE’.
Literature Pierre Staudenmeyer, La Céramique Française des Années 50, Paris, 2001, p. 100; Philippe Jousse and Galerie Jousse Entreprise, Georges Jouve, Paris, 2005, pp. 21, 71

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Georges Jouve

Georges Jouve Bottle c. 1957 Stoneware, white glaze. 31.1 cm. (12 1/4 in.) high Incised with maker’s mark and ‘JOUVE’.
Literature Philippe Jousse and Galerie Jousse Entreprise, Georges Jouve, Paris, 2005, pp. 21, 71, 73, 74-75, 89, 99-100 and 288-290 for similar examples Artist Bio Georges Jouve

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Georges Jouve

Georges Jouve Tall bottle c. 1957 Stoneware, orange glaze. 40 cm. (15 3/4 in.) high Incised with maker’s mark and ‘JOUVE’.
Literature Pierre Staudenmeyer, La Céramique Française des Années 50, Paris, 2001, p. 100; Philippe Jousse and Galerie Jousse Entreprise, Georges Jouve, Paris, 2005, pp. 21, 71

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Jean Royère

Jean Royère Pair of doors c. 1953 Painted wood, brass (2). One: 211.5 x 73 x 17.8 cm. (83 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 7 in.); the other: 211.5 x 73 x 3.5 cm. (83 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Provenance Gaston Dutilleul, Boulogne; Jean Royère (1902-1981), Mobilier et elements de decoration (Succession Dutilleul

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Jean Royère

Jean Royère Rare ‘Fondperdu’ floor lamp c. 1948 Painted iron, gilt wood, paper shades. 174 cm. (68 1/2 in.) high
Provenance Private Collection, Paris Artist Bio Jean Royère French • 1902 - 1981 Jean Royère took on the mantle of the great artistes décorateurs of 1940s France and ran with it into the

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Paavo Tynell

Paavo Tynell Rare large four-arm wall light late 1940s Brass, coloured glass, painted metal. 146.1 x 325.1 x 26 cm. (57 1/2 x 128 x 10 1/4 in.) Manufactured by Taito Oy, Finland.
Provenance Suurhokki restaurant, Helsinki Literature Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds, 1000 Lights Vol. 1: 1878 to 1959

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Josef Frank

Josef Frank ‘Flora’ cabinet, model no. 852 1950s Mahogany, birch, original paper illustrations from the book Nordens Flora by C.A. Lindman (1901-1907), brass. 118.1 x 141.9 x 42.9 cm. (46 1/2 x 55 7/8 x 16 7/8 in.) Manufactured and retailed by Svenskt Tenn, Sweden.
Literature Nina Stritzler-Levine

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Poul Henningsen

Poul Henningsen Nine-arm ‘Cascade’ ceiling light 1940s Patinated brass, frosted glass, painted metal, plastic. 66 cm. (26 in.) drop, 73.7 cm. (29 in.) diameter Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Denmark. Each fitting moulded with ‘PH lamp/PATENTED’.
Literature Tina Jørstian and Poul Erik Munk Nielsen

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £11,000 - £15,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer Dining table c. 1939 Laminated beech. 70.8 x 137.2 x 69.2 cm. (27 7/8 x 54 x 27 1/4 in.) Manufactured by Isokon, UK. Underside with partial Venesta label.
Provenance Rowntree Family, Flat 28, Lawn Road Flats, The Isokon Building, London Literature Christopher Wilk, Marcel Breuer

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer Set of three nesting tables c. 1939 Laminated beech. Largest: 38.1 x 61 x 46 cm. (15 x 24 x 18 1/8 in.) Manufactured by Isokon, UK (3).
Provenance Rowntree Family, Flat 28, Lawn Road Flats, The Isokon Building, London Literature Christopher Wilk, Marcel Breuer Furniture and Interiors

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Denham MacLaren

Denham MacLaren Rare and important sculptural coffee table c. 1936 Lacquered wood, glass. 23.5 x 102.9 x 42.5 cm. (9 1/4 x 40 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.)
Provenance Sotheby’s, London, 19 October 1990, Lot 433 Literature Harper’s Bazaar, May 1936, pp. 34-35; E. Nelson Exton and Frederic Littman, Modern

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Erik Gunnar Asplund

Erik Gunnar Asplund Rare ceiling light 1930s Opaque glass, patinated bronze. 101 cm. (39 3/4 in.) drop, 61 cm. (24 in.) diameter Manufactured by Böhlmarks, Sweden.
Literature Gustav Holmdahl, ed., Gunnar Asplund, Architect,1885-1940, Stockholm, 1950, p. 131; Asplund 1885-1940, Stockholm, 1985, p

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Rare miniature cup on stand c. 1974 Stoneware, black glaze. Thrown and assembled, the cup with four finger impressions sitting on a cylindrical foot. 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.) high Impressed with artist's seal.
Provenance Acquired from the artist's widow, c. 1994; Private Collection, London

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Cup on stand c. 1974 Stoneware, black glaze. Thrown and assembled, the cup with one large thumb impression front and back sitting on a cylindrical foot. 13.3 cm. (5 1/4 in.) high Impressed with artist's seal.
Literature Tony Birks, Hans Coper, Paris, 2008, p. 196 for a similar example

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Peter Collingwood

Peter Collingwood 3D Macrogauze 'M30/6' c. 2000 Dyed linen, steel rod. 285 cm. (112 in.) long Plaque on base embossed with 'Collingwood M30/6

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Rare composite pot c. 1967 Stoneware, black glaze. Thrown and assembled. 27.3 cm. (10 3/4 in.) high Impressed with artist's seal and with Boymans Museum exhibition sticker to foot.
Exhibited Boymans Museum, Rotterdam, 1967 Literature Tony Birks, Hans Coper, Paris, 2008, pp. 140-141 for a

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £9,000 - £12,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper 'Sack Form with Disc-Top’ vase c. 1974 Stoneware, vitreous slips and metallic oxide glazes. 15 cm. (5 7/8 in.) high Impressed with artist's seal.
Provenance International Contemporary Ceramics, Bonhams, London, 20 September 2006

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper 'Hourglass Form' c. 1975 Stoneware, vitreous slips and metallic oxide glazes. 35 cm. (13 3/4 in.) high Impressed with artist's seal.
Provenance Private Collection, Germany Literature Margot Coatts, Lucie Rie & Hans Coper - Potters in Parallel, exh. cat., Barbican Art Gallery, London

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £9,000 - £14,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Harry Bertoia

Harry Bertoia Fine 'Bush' sculpture 1960s Patinated copper. 25.4 cm. (10 in.) high
Literature Nancy N. Schiffer and Val. O. Bertoia, The World of Bertoia, Atglen, 2003, pp. 110-114 for similar examples

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe

Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe ‘Jazz’ necklace and pair of earrings 1948 Necklace: bronze, ebony; each earring: ebony, brass (3). Necklace: 11 cm. (4 1/4 in.) diameter, 12 cm. (4 3/4 in.) drop; each earring: 5.5 cm. (2 1/4 in.) drop
Catalogue Essay In an undated press photograph from the 1950s, Billie

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Paul Evans

Paul Evans Fine cabinet 1970s Painted and patinated steel patchwork, sculpted steel, painted wood, slate, plastic laminate-covered wood. 82.9 x 214 x 56.5 cm. (32 5/8 x 84 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.) Underside of right door cast with "Paul Evans."
Literature Todd Merrill and Julie V. Iovine, Modern Americana

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe

Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe ‘Egyptian’ necklace and pair of earrings 1954 White metal, ceramic beads of Ancient Egyptian origin. Necklace: 14 cm. (5 1/2 in.) diameter, 23.4 cm. (9 1/4 in.) drop; each earring: 7 cm. (2 3/4 in.) drop Necklace impressed with ‘925’ and ‘TORUN’ and each earring back

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe

Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe Necklace 1960s Hammered white metal, white metal, clear glass with coloured inclusions. 11.4 cm. (4 1/2 in.) diameter, 33 cm. (6 1/2 in.) drop Impressed with ‘939’ and other marks.
Literature ‘I Gioielli di Torun Bülow-Hübe’, Domus, April 1960, p. 54 for a similar example

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Ewen Henderson

Ewen Henderson 'Female Figure' sculptural form c. 1994 Paperclay, coloured slips. Painted and welded steel base. 76 cm. (30 in.) high
Literature Roger Berthoud, David Whiting and Christopher Reid, Ewen Henderson, London, 1995, items 26-28 for similar examples

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Paul Evans

Paul Evans Fine ‘Argente’ cube c. 1970 Painted, sculpted and polished steel, slate. 52.1 x 61.6 x 43.8 cm. (20 1/2 x 24 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.) Underside of slate element signed in chalk with ‘P. EVANS/12 3/4 x 19 3/4/H-A 4-S’.
Literature David Rago and John Sollo, Collecting Modern, a Guide to Midcentury

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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George Nakashima

George Nakashima Rare set of eight ‘Conoid’ chairs c. 1960 Walnut, hickory. Each: 88.9 cm. (35 in.) high Underside of each signed in marker with ‘Jsdauer’ (8).
Literature George Nakashima, The Soul of a Tree, A Woodworker's Reflections, Tokyo, 1981, pp. 32, 38, 149, 152-153, 167, 169, 177, 183 and

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £70,000 - £90,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009

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Harry Bertoia

Harry Bertoia Large and impressive ‘Sonambient’ sculpture 1970s Beryllium copper, bronze. 219.1 x 35.9 x 35.9 cm. (86 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)
Literature Nancy N. Schiffer and Val. O. Bertoia, The World of Bertoia, Atglen, 2003, pp. 178-179, 191-194, 206, 208-210 and 218-224 for similar examples

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £75,000 - £90,000

Date: 30 Apr 2009