Make yours a '$25,291' office with a difference at Tajan's Art Deco sale



2015-06-26 12:39:17

Make yours a '$25,291' office with a difference at Tajan's Art Deco sale

A unique set of office furniture and a striking vase are among the highlights in this Paris auction

The Art Deco markets have been thriving in recent times, with unusual furniture and Tiffany lamps proving popularwith Europe and US bidders.

Auctioneer Tajan of Paris will be hoping to join in on the success in its upcoming sale of 20th century decorative art and design on September 27.

 From the 20th century, a classic set of office furniture

Among the sale's coveted lots is the perfect piece to spice up your office environment... with a whole new set of Art Deco office furniture.

 An Escalier de Cristal Paris vase

Included in the lot is a larger swivel desk chair on an octagonal pedestal, and a pair of armchairs crafted from refinished rosewood, alongside an office desk - measuring 77.5cm high by 167.2cm long - with a rosewood veneer.

As you can see in the above photograph, the desk has two large side chambers raised on stepped bases with opening doors, stingray lined with ivory fillets.The whole lot is estimated at 12,000-18,000.

Also appearing alongside a range of striking lamps and vases in Alde's sale is this Louise XVI-style baluster vase, of red glass with a 'frosted effect' and engraved decoration.

The "Escalier de Cristal Paris" is inscribed on the lamp. Measuring 39cm high, the lamp "with high quality parts made by Michel Eugene for Escalier de Cristal" according to Alde's lot notes. It is estimated at 10,000-15,000.

Watch this space for more news from the Art Deco markets.

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