Pair of Art Deco Console Tables from the Collection of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, France, c. 1925, each with bowed orange and white marble top above a wrought iron and chromed steel geometric cage-form base, ht. 38 1/2, wd. 47 1/2, dp. 13 7/8 in.
Provenance: Sotheby's Collector's Carousel, including Property from the Collection of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, New York, June 23, 1984, Sale 5197, Lot 342.
Message from certificate of ownership signed by Yoko Ono: "One day the wife said oh, boy, when we are dead we can't take anything but our soul - Think!" - Ballad of John and Yoko
"These objects are things John and I loved in different periods of our lives, and are the only objects that will be released to the public other than that which would be kept by the family and that which would one day be in Lennon Museum for the public to share. The proceeds of this auction will go to help the children of the world. Bless you for being part of this event. Enjoy!"
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