Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury

Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 27

Jean-Michel Frank Parchment Vanity / Desk

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Jean-Michel Frank
Marking(s); notes: J.M. Frank imprint
Country of origin; materials: France; parchment, white oak, ebony
Dimensions (H, W, D): 30"h, 48"w, 22"d (22.75"d with handle)
Additional Information: Desk is finished on all sides and has solid white oak legs, each curved inside and out. The single drawer has an ebony handle and finger joints.

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very good, staining primarily at joints, professional minor restoration included regluing some parchment joints and resealing with lacquer, wear consistent with age and minor use

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