Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern & Contemporary Art + Design

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 574

Hermes "Pippa" Folding Desk

Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Hermes
Marking(s); notes: Hermes Paris imprint
Country of origin; materials: France; wood, leather, brass
Dimensions (H, W, D): 31.25"h, 23"w, 27.5"d (open)
Additional Information: The desk has a drop-front writing surface, internal compartments and two drawers. One detail photo in the online listings depicts the desk with a stool from the same line, offered as consecutive lots in this auction. This line of foldable and easy-to-move furniture was imagined by Rena Dumas and Peter Coles, in the Hermes spirit of "moving with elegance”. - hermes.com. Provenance: Millon Riviera, Nice, France, 11.18.2021 auction, lot 378.

Fall/Winter 2022 Auction Schedule
- Thu. 12.1.22: LUXE - Branded Luxury Boutique Auction
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Condition

good, patina to metal, minor staining to leather, a couple of light surface scratches to wood, a few nicks to edges, wear consistent with age and moderate use

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