Lot 44

Paul Dupre-Lafon Desk

Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Paul Dupre-Lafon (French, 1900-1971)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent
Materials: mahogany, leather, parchment, bronze
Dimensions (H, W, D): 31"h, 78.75"w, 29.75"d; largest sliding platform: 29"w, 15.5"d, 1.5" thick
Additional Information: The desk has six drawers, three writing platforms that slide out from underneath the desktop and two inset compartments with sliding covers. Reference: Dupre Lafon Decorateur des Millionnaires, Thierry Couvrat Desvergnes, p.175. Provenance details are available upon request to info@modernauctions.com or 561-586-5500.


good, drink rings and other marks to top surface, discoloration to parchment and leather, wear consistent with age and moderate use

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