PAIR OF WROUGHT IRON & MARBLE CONSOLES

by Richard Desvallieres (1893-1962) for Sue et Mare
France, circa 1925


37 ¾" high; 76" wide; 20 ¼" deep

This magnificent pair of consoles is the pinnacle of French Art Deco wrought iron artistry with multiple curves and swags and incredible detail even behind the outer facade. The beautiful original red marble tops are in excellent condition.

Provenance:
Monteux Family
Sotheby's Monaco, April 17, 1988 , Lot #300.
Collection of Jean-Claude Brugnot, Millon & Robert, Paris, June 18, 1993, lot #56.
Collection of Yiannis Latsis, Athens

Literature:
Florence Camard, "Sue et Mare et La Compagnie des Arts Français", Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1993, p. 257 illus.
Pierre Kjellberg, "Le Mobilier du XXe Siècle", Paris, 1994, pp. 162-163 illus.
Guillaume Janneau, "Le Fer", Chez F. Contet Editeur d'Art, Paris, 1924, plate 21 for a simpler model made for Parfumerie d'Orsay.

$600,000. - Inv. #10