Leather humidor by Paul Dupré Lafon (1900 - 1971) for Hermès, c. 1940s

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A rare and stylish leather cigar humidor by Paul Dupré Lafon (1900 - 1971) for Hermès, the wooden base section and top entirely covered in handstitched leather, the interior in Spanish cedar complete with new/modern hygrometer and humidifier fitted, signed HERMES PARIS to the underside.





Note: Paul Dupré Lafon (1900 - 1971)was an architect and furniture designer who from 1929 through the end of the 1950's collaborated with the luxury house Hermès to produce a wide range of items for the office and home, all embellished with leather supplied by Hermès. Dupré-Lafon had a keen affinity for both practicality and luxury - his designs are modern and functional yet at the same time sleek and luxurious.
Details
Creator
Hermès (Designer), 
Paul Dupré-Lafon (Designer)
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1940s.
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Handstitched leather
Wood
Condition
Good
Dimensions
4.72 in. H x 11.81 in. W x 11.81 in. D
12 cm H x 30 cm W x 30 cm D
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U090506868044
Pullman Gallery
+44 20 3823 6246
Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in London, GB
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