René PROU (1887 - 1947) Three-panel hinged... - Lot 129 - Rossini

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René PROU (1887 - 1947) Three-panel hinged... - Lot 129 - Rossini
René PROU (1887 - 1947) Three-panel hinged screen in mahogany veneer and ash burr, decorated with stylized flower panels in ceruse wood marquetry on the upper section and an openwork panel forming a ventilation panel on the lower section (chips, missing veneer, insolation, one panel detached). Height 195.5 cm - Length 54.5 cm - Depth 2 cm Provenance :Private collection, Paris. Bibliography: Anne Bony, René Prou, entre Art Déco et modernisme, Éditions Norma, Paris, 2018, pp. 104-106 for "LX" wagon doors similar to our model. Gérard Coudert, Maurice Knepper and Pierre-Yves Toussirot, La Compagnie des Wagons-Lits, Histoire des véhicules ferroviaires de luxe, Editions La Vie du Rail, Paris, 2009, p. 45 for details of an 'LX' wagon door n. 3534 with a very similar design.
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