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A “Jaune II” carpet based on a design by Fernand Léger from 1927,
Lot No. 19 
A “Jaune II” carpet based on a design by Fernand Léger from 1927,

A “Jaune II” carpet based on a design by Fernand Léger from 1927,

manufactured by Marie Cuttoli & Lucie Weill for Myrbor, France, 1949–1962, hand-knotted wool, embroidered signature: F. LEGER, 216 x 147 cm. (DRAX)

A limited number of carpets featuring differently coloured grounds were produced between 1949 and 1962 on behalf of the Musée Fernand Léger.

Lit.:
Art et Décoration, January–June 1928, vol. LIII, p. 7 (comparable example) – D. Paulve, Marie Cuttoli, Myrbor et l’invention de la tapisserie moderne, Paris 2010, fig. 44 (comparable example) – Encyclopédie des métiers de l’art: Décoration Moderne, vol. I, Paris 1930, no. 10, fig. 97

Provenance:
Collection Walter Hadorn, Bern, Switzerland; passed on by inheritance within the family

A “Jaune II” carpet based on a design by Fernand Léger from 1927,
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  • realized price**
    EUR 16,250
    USD 19,500
  • estimate
    EUR 6,000 to 9,000
    USD 7,100 to 11,000

AUCTION DETAILS

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Date: 20.06.2017, 17:00
Location: Palais Dorotheum Vienna
Exhibition: 10.06. - 20.06.2017
Auctioneer:

**Purchase price incl. all charges, commissions and taxes

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