JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)

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200000 - 300000 EUR
JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981)
JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981) Flaque d'eau" coffee table in straw marquetry decorated with stars, model created around 1950. Wooden structure, entirely covered with brown-tinted straw marquetry highlighted with brown and blond fillets. Wide-section cylindrical tripod base and free-form top decorated with polychrome stars. Original free-form protective glass slab. A "Flaque d'eau" coffee table in straw marquetry decorated with stars, designed around 1950. Wooden structure entirely covered with brown-stained straw marquetry, highlighted with brown and blond fillets. Wide-section tripod base and free-form top decorated with polychrome stars. Original free-form protective glass slab. H 25.5 x L 125.5 x P 65 cm - H 10 x W 44 1/4 x D 25 5/8 in. PROVENANCE : Commissioned for the decoration of a Paris apartment, delivered in 1957. Original invoice. Since left in the family of the commissioning parties. Ordered in 1956 and delivered in 1957 to decorate a Paris flat. Original estimate and invoice. Since then, they have remained in the family of the commissioners. History : The "Flaque" model was first created in metal, in 1947. The straw marquetry version was created around 1950. An example in brown straw marquetry with star design was presented at the Salon des Arts Ménagers in 1954. Bibliography: - Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, "Jean Royère", Norma Éditions, Paris, 2002, model reproduced on pp. 143, 209, 211, 242, 243. - Collective, "Jean Royère", Galerie Jacques Lacoste and Galerie Patrick Seguin, Turin, 2012, model reproduced vol. 1, pp. 110, 216, 217 and vol. 2, pp. 58, 59 and drawings reproduced on p. 167. - Collective, "Jean Royère", Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Italy, 2022, model reproduced on cover and pp. 17, 22, 23, 109, 196-197, 198, 199, 307, 319.
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