A suite of eight Pierre Bobot lacquered and gold leaf panels from the Roseland Ballroom, New York, circa 1947
Lot 1184W
A suite of eight Pierre Bobot lacquered and gold leaf panels from the Roseland Ballroom, New York, circa 1947
Sold for US$ 68,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
A suite of eight Pierre Bobot lacquered and gold leaf panels from the Roseland Ballroom, New York, circa 1947
Lot Details
A suite of eight Pierre Bobot lacquered and gold leaf panels
from the Roseland Ballroom, New York, circa 1947
etched PRS B within a box
height of each panel 87in (221cm); width 31in(78.7cm); depth 2in (5.1cm)

Footnotes

  • Works designed by Pierre Bobot were included at the Salon d'Automme in Paris in 1932, 1933 and 1934. In the 1940s, Bobot was brought to New York to design the walls of the famous Roseland Ballroom dance hall. The Roseland was known for showcasing famous jazz, swing and big band musicians of the day including Benny Goodman and Count Basie.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the provenance of this lot should read: Delorenzo Gallery, New York
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