Henri Kahn, superb dry bar / cocktail table


Ref #: ST72

Spectacular Art Deco period round cocktail table with sunburst veneered top inlaid with silvered bronze ring, and a corresponding floating demi-shelf attached to the columnar base; the whole resting on a ringed platform in silvered bronze. Designed as two hinged halves which, when separated, reveal dry bar interior in mahogany with mirrored bottom having niches for bottles, glasses and an ice bucket. In richly grained Macassar ebony.


Lucien Franoux-Reynaud, “Le XXVIe Salon des Artistes Décorateurs ou le Galop d’Essai avant l’Exposition de 1937, Mobilier et Décoration”, June 1936, page 259 (for a related desk)

Renée Moutard-Uldry, “La Classe des Ensembles Mobiliers, Art et Décoration”, 1937, page 380

Maurice Dufrène, “Exposition Internationale de 1937, Ensemble Mobiliers”, vol. 2, 1937, plate 34

René Chavance, “Le Pavillon des ensembles mobiliers, Mobilier et Décoration”, September 1937, page 373

René Chavance, “Henri Kahn, Art et Décoration”, 1938, page 391

Bernard Champigneulle, “Henri Kahn – Décorateur, Mobilier et Décoration”, 1938, pages 89 and 93

Age: Circa 1935

Origin: Paris, France

Measurements: 38 3/4″ diameter, 19 3/4″ h





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