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Mirror

Designer:
Louis Süe (French, Bordeaux 1875–1968 Paris)
Designer:
André Mare (French, Argentan 1887–1932 Paris)
Manufacturer:
Compagnie des Arts Français
Date:
Designed ca. 1919; manufactured 1923
Culture:
French
Medium:
Cherry or pearwood, mirror glass, paint, gold leaf
Dimensions:
46 1/4 × 34 × 2 1/2 in. (117.5 × 86.4 × 6.4 cm) Weight: 32 lb. (14.5 kg)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923
Accession Number:
23.175.14
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
La Compagnie des Arts Français, Paris (1923; sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art Deco Paris," June 8, 2004–February 6, 2005, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011, no catalogue.

Roger Allard. "Réflexions sur quelques meubles modernes." Feuillets d'art no. 1 (1919), p. 46 (variant model illustrated).

Léon Deshairs. "Notre Enquête sur le mobilier modern: La Compagnie des Arts Français." Art et décoration 37 (January–June 1920), p. 71 (variant model illustrated).

Émile Sedeyn. Le Mobilier. Paris, 1921, pl. XVI (variant model illustrated).

Joseph Breck. "Modern Decorative Arts." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 18 (November 1923), p. 245, ill. cover.

Encyclopédie des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes au XXème siècle. (reprint ed., New York, 1977). Paris, [1927], vol. 1, pl. XL (variant model illustrated).

Florence Camard. Süe et Mare et La Compagnie des Arts Français. Paris, 1993, p. 78 (variant model illustrated).

Jared Goss. French Art Deco. New York, 2014, pp. 218–19, 250 n. 6, p. 264, no. 64b, ill. (color).



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