"Tardieu"

"Tardieu"

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A black lacquer "Tardieu" desk created by the Art Deco designer Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann sold for 2.3 million euros at Christie's International's three-day Paris auction of the Gourdon Collection of 20th-century design. The desk was estimated to sell for between 2 million euros and 3 million euros.