Lot n° 136
10000 - 12000
Correspondence desk (model... - Lot 136 - Rossini
Correspondence desk (model created in 1898) in moulded and carved walnut with a slightly rounded rectangular top on the front opening with a drawer in the belt and surmounted by a shelf with grooved supports curved and carved with small bays at the back.
Wooden inlay of the back in different wood species with a lake landscape decoration and a sheath tray of a Moroccan havana. Side base with two grooved crossed legs on low curved spacer. Polychrome glass inkwell decorated with stylized flowers. Signed on the drawer with a stylus.
Height. 124 cm - length. 71.5 cm - depth. 48.5 cm
Bibliography : Roselyne Bouvier, Majorelle une aventure moderne, La Bibliothèque des
Arts, Editions Serpenoise, Paris, 1991, copy reproduced in situ on a period photo of the Majorelle showroom in rue Saint-Georges in Nancy, reproduced p. 87. Collective work, Majorelle un art de vivre moderne, Ville de Nancy, 2009, similar model.
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