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Royère and Rodin, The Dynamic Duo

Result EUR1,012,500
Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim
Auction on 05 April 2024 - 14:01 (CEST) - Salle 6 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

Two works by famous artists achieved the highest bids: Jean Royère’s polar bear sofa and Auguste Rodin’s Saint John the Baptist.

Jean Royère (1902-1981), “Polar Bear” Boule sofa, c. 1952, beechwood frame, banana... Royère and Rodin, The Dynamic Duo

Jean Royère (1902-1981), “Polar Bear” Boule sofa, c. 1952, beechwood frame, banana backrest and seat cushion, entirely upholstered in the original red mohair velvet, five cylindrical oak legs, 78 x 230 x 130 cm/ 30.70 x 90.55 x 51.18 cm. result: €1,012,500

Presented at the same time as the new Spring session of the PAD deisgn fair in the Tuileries Gardens, Jean Royère ’s Boule “Polar Bear” sofa, has everything it takes to create a stir, starting with its original red mohair velvet “skin”, its curves and its color. The piece of furniture, which graced the cover of La Gazette no. 10 ,…
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