Georges de Feure’s Chairs: Chic Lacquer

La Gazette Drouot
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The painter and interior designer played with materials to his heart's content, choosing red to dress up a fur salon. Georges de Feure (1868-1943), pair of chairs in carved molded wood and relacquered in bengara red, curved oval back, curule seat, molded scrolled stretchers connecting four sheathed legs with gilt faux sabots, 62 x 56 x 49 cm/24.4 x 22 x 19.3 in.Result: €182,700 In this sale celebrating the 20th century, it wasn't Serge Mouille's Totem floor lamp that fetched the highest bid—an impressive €61,740 nonetheless—but this pair of chairs, which garnered €182,700. An excellent result for a referenced model in a sale making

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