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Alexandre Noll

Sculpture, 1958

Carved ebony
15 1/2 × 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in
39.4 × 19.7 × 14.6 cm
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Confition Report: Good condition and presentation …

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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Confition Report: Good condition and presentation overall, with a few scattered fine surface scratches.

Sold with copy of letter of authenticity signed by Odile Noll

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Sculpture
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Signed ANoll.
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Alexandre Noll
French, 1890–1970
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Alexandre Noll wanted “to make of wood all that could be made out of wood.” The wood sculptures, furniture, and household objects that he created varied in function and style, but throughout his career Noll remained consistent to his beloved material—natural wood. His love of the material was unique, especially at a time when industrial design processes and man-made resources were pioneered by the post-war generation of architects and designers. His focus on the craft and production of wood-made totems, sculptures, chairs, and cabinets inspired him to create pieces that were derivative of natural forms yet created by the human hand.

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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Confition Report: Good condition and presentation …

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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Confition Report: Good condition and presentation overall, with a few scattered fine surface scratches.

Sold with copy of letter of authenticity signed by Odile Noll

Medium
Sculpture
Signature
Signed ANoll.
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Alexandre Noll
French, 1890–1970
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Alexandre Noll wanted “to make of wood all that could be made out of wood.” The wood sculptures, furniture, and household objects that he created varied in function and style, but throughout his career Noll remained consistent to his beloved material—natural wood. His love of the material was unique, especially at a time when industrial design processes and man-made resources were pioneered by the post-war generation of architects and designers. His focus on the craft and production of wood-made totems, sculptures, chairs, and cabinets inspired him to create pieces that were derivative of natural forms yet created by the human hand.

Alexandre Noll

Sculpture, 1958

Carved ebony
15 1/2 × 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in
39.4 × 19.7 × 14.6 cm
Bidding closed
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