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Pierre PAULIN (1927-2009) Pair of pedestal tables...

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Pierre PAULIN (1927-2009) Pair of pedestal tables from the "Elysée" series, with four-lobed structure forming the Fleur base in cast aluminum coated with matte Nextel plastic bead paint. Smoked glass tops. Edition Alpha international mobilier Designed in 1968-1969 and produced after 1973 H: 42 cm D: 60 cm Provenance: Acquired for Place Vendôme executive offices in 1975 Exhibition: Foyer d'aujourd'hui - Salon des Arts ménagers, Paris, 1968 for a table of this model which was presented on this occasion. Bibliography: - Mobi Boom exhibition catalog, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 2010, similar model reproduced on page 61 - Exhibition catalog, La collection de Design du Centre Georges Pompidou, Centre Pompidou, 2001, similar model reproduced on pages 214 and 215 - Anne Chapoutot, preface by Yvonne Brunhammer, Pierre Paulin, un univers de formes, Du May éditions, Paris, 1992, for variations on the model in different formats reproduced on pages 75 and 93 - Nadine Descendre, Pierre Paulin, l'homme et l'œuvre, Editions Albin Michel, Paris, 2014, for similar models reproduced on pages 156 and 157 Catherine Geel, Pierre Paulin Designer, Editions Archibooks et Sautereau, Paris, 2008, for a model in large-table format reproduced on page 120

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