By two measures, length and price, it exceeds all other offerings at Phillips de Pury’s London Design auction on September 28th. “Le Serpent,” a 22-foot long decorative carpet by Francois-Xavier Lalanne, will be the highlight at the sale, where it’s expected to fetch as much as $156,000.
Other items of particular interest at the auction include a banquette by Maria Pergay (est. $93-$125,000), a console (est.$93-$140,000) and sofa set (est. $40-$60,000) by Pierre Jeanneret, and a “How High The Moon” sofa by Shiro Duramata, executed in nickel-plated steel mesh, (est. $62-$93,000).
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