A one-of-a-kind drawing table by François-Xavier Lalanne, commissioned by Karl Lagerfeld in 1964 and delivered in 1966, leads the design sale at Sotheby’s in Paris on May 3. It carries an estimate of €500,000 to €700,000 ($621,000–$869,400).
A pair of Ambassador Armchairs (circa 1955) by Jean Royère in ash with velvet upholstery (est. €120,000—€180,000/$149,000–$223,600) will be offered at the design sale at Sotheby’s in Paris on May 3.
A collaborative design by Charlotte Perriand, Pierre Jeanneret, and Le Corbusier, this chaise longue basculante (1928–29) was once owned by the Maharajah of Indor. It is tagged at €120,000 to €180,000 ($149,000–$224,000).
A pair of gilt wood stools by Armand-Albert Rateau from circa 1935, are among the 159 lots on offer at the design sale at Sotheby’s in Paris on May 3. They carry an estimate of €30,000 to €50,000 ($37,300–$62,100.)
A pair of Pierre Jeanneret’s Pj-Si-59-B Chairs (circa 1955) in teak and cane go under the gavel at Sotheby’s in Paris May 3, carrying an estimate of €15,000 to €20,000 ($18,600–$24,800).
Jean Prouvé’s rare-to-market 6 x 6-meter Demountable House (1944–45) is among the standout lots at Sotheby’s in Paris on May 3. It is tagged at €450,000 to €550,000 (559,000–$683,100).