Important Pair of Oak Armchairs by Marguerite Dubuisson, France, 1947

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These striking armchairs were designed by Marguerite Dubuisson in 1947. Dubuisson was a French artist mostly working in textile design. However, in the late 1940s she designed a few interiors including some rare furniture pieces, mostly executed in solid oakwood.

The particularly graphical lines of the carved scallopped armrests and curved back legs contrast beautifully with the simple geometry of the straight back and slatted sides of the chair. A highly original and elegant design.
The chairs are in a very good condition and are upholstered in a red velvet fabric.

Literature:
Le Décor de la Maison Volume 1, Paris : Decor d'Aujourd'hui, 1949, p 256

     
Details
Creator
Marguerite Dubuisson (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1947
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Fabric
Velvet
Wood
Oak
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
31.89 in. H x 26.77 in. W x 24.02 in. D
81 cm H x 68 cm W x 61 cm D
Seat Height
12.99 in. (33 cm)
Dealer Location
The Hague, Netherlands
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU180338166503
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