Unique Jacques Adnet curved parchment desk 1940

$ 90,000
  • Description
    This is a unique desk by Jacques Adnet made from French oakwood fully covered with original parchment, made in the early 1940’s. The desk has four drawers on each side, two being locked by key, all original and working. It also features a central drawer, and two moving extensions over the first drawer, fully covered with parchment. All the handles and two keys are made in silvered bronze. This desk is typical of the pre-war parchment work by Jacques Adnet, found in an amazing condition. Well documented a,d with a prestigious provenance. Displayed with a Baptistin Spade desk armchair in sycamore with straight back resting on saber legs at the back and tapered legs at the front, covered in brown velvet.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: France
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Oak, parchment
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use
    Creation Date: 1940
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Art Deco, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 545147
  • Dimensions
    W. 78.74 in; H. 30.31 in; D. 40.94 in;
    W. 200 cm; H. 77 cm; D. 104 cm;
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