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Extraordinary Pair of "Graham 607" 22k Giltwood Mirrors by Dessin Fournir

Dessin Fournir

Regular: $26,000.00
Sale: $17,500.00
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Designer net pricing of $ 16,780/each with Dessin Fournir | formerly with Christie's, New York in 2008 (achieved $ 18,750)
Item # 312GXP07S 

An extremely fine pair of mirrors by Dessin Fournir (the Graham 607) are remarkable modernist works that are currently still available through their showrooms in slightly different dimensions (the smaller 42" W x 66" H offered at a designer net of $ 16,780 each). This pair was formerly with Christie's and was offered at their October 7th 2008 sale of "European Furniture, Works of Art, and Tapestries: Including Jansen: The Past Reimagined" in New York City (lot 171, achieved $ 18,750). Both retain labels on the reverse from the Christie's sale but are unmarked from Dessin Fournir.

The surfaces are positively exquisite, the octagonal multi-layered reeding finished in 22k gilding around recessed smoky mirrored glass in an "antique" finish. It is difficult to describe how striking the mirrors are in person, being both of substantial proportions that make an immediate impression in the interior.

Measurements: 63 1/8" H x 38" W

Condition Report:
Very fine condition. Distressed giltwood with minor wear and chips. Antique'd smoky glass.

Dessin Fournir tear sheet:
Christie's, New York, catalogue text: