French Art Deco Book Matched Satinwood Desk with Silvered Pulls by Jean Royère

French Art Deco Book Matched Satinwood Desk with Silvered Pulls by Jean Royère

24,475.00

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This elegant Art Deco desk was custom-made, by hand, in France, circa 1940, by Jean Royère- one of the most esteemed and influential designers of the first half of the 20th Century. Composed of bookmatched satinwood- offering a stunning and dramatic grain- it features a rectangular top and sides with matching rectangular cutouts at the base of each. The sides extend slightly beyond the top of the table culminating in streamlined forms. The desk offers two spacious drawers with rectangular silvered pulls as well as a center drawer with its original lock and key. The key of features a square handle with subtly rounded corners and a hollowed out center. Additionally, there is a slide on the left side of this piece with a streamlined ovoid pull. The desk comes with an original hand drawn architectural rendering depicting this custom piece in the space for which it was designed. With its beautiful materials, clean lines and superlative artisanal construction, this piece is as aesthetically compelling as it is versatile, blending perfectly with any style of interior from Classic Deco to contemporary. Mint restored condition


OF THE PERIOD
Art Deco

PLACE OF ORIGIN
France

DATE OF MANUFACTURE
Circa 1940

PERIOD
1940-1949

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Satinwood, Silver Plate

CONDITION
Excellent

DIMENSIONS
28.5 in.Hx51.25 in.Wx25.5 in.D
72 cmHx130 cmWx65cmD

SELLER LOCATION
New York, NY

REFERENCE NUMBER
LU793410060361

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