Jean-Michel Frank, Important Side Table With Drawer,
Important side table with drawer, designed for the Nelson Rockefeller residence, 1939. Giltwood, marble. 68.5 cm (26 7/8 in) high, 44 cm (17 3/8 in) diameter Produced by Chanaux & Co, France. Interior drawer unit impressed with ‘CHANAUX&CO MADE IN FRANCE J.M.FRANK 20361’ and the underside of the drawer is stamped with ‘MADE IN FRANCE’.
PROVENANCE Nelson Rockefeller, 810 Park Avenue, New York, thence by descent.
LITERATURE William S Liebermann, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection Masterpieces of Modern Art, London, 1981, illustrated front cover Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, illustrated on p. 45 Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, illustrated on p. 185, similar example on p. 234.