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Rare & Large Serge Roche Dining Table

Rare & Large Serge Roche Dining Table

Item Description:

"It is the most beautiful achievement of my father," Serge Roche's son declared in 2012 of the set comprised of dining table, sideboard/commode and ten dining chairs (lots 192-194) made in the late 1940s for the apartment of French actor Martine Carol. Known for her film roles as a seductress and for her tumultuous off-screen life, Carol was part of Paris society of the time. As shared by the consignor, French celebrities Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau and others would have eaten dinner at the table.

Condition:

good, scratches to glass, some panels replaced, some missing star-shaped decorative elements, some loss to finish to trim wood, wear consistent with age and light/moderate use

Medium:

France; oak, antiqued mirrored glass

Signature:

no marking(s) apparent

Provenance:

Provenance: Residence of Martine Carol, Paris, France | Private Collection, Brittany, France | Private International Collection.

Dimensions:

30"h, 122.5"w, 49.75"d

Exhibited:

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About The Artist:

Serge Roche (French, 1898-1988)

AUCTION
$ 70,000.00 ( Low est. )
Lot 192 in Modern Art & Design: 3 Sessions, Fall 2020
AUCTION DATE: Oct 10, 2020 at 12:00pm EDT

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