Robert and Mito Block Custom Armchair

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About

Mexico.
Period
: 1940s.
Description
: Robert and Mito Block custom mahogany armchair with brass sabots. New Linen Velvet Upholstery. Restored The Block Brothers immigrated to Mexico City in the late 1930s from their design business in Paris. They continued to work in Mexico City and Paris following World War II.

The work of the brothers Roberto and Mito Block, was widely shown in Revista Architectura and other publications. It was known for its Neoclassical style, with a very sober aire toward modernism. The Blocks, besides being painters with landscape inclinations, had a decorating and design showroom on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City and worked on countless occasions with the engineer Martinez Negrete who would build the most majestic residences and interior designs. Robert and Mito Block were born in France of Jewish heritage and emigrated to Mexico in the late 1930s and worked through the 1970s.

Details

    Dimensions
    30.75 in. H x 21.25 in. W x 27 in. D
    78 cm H x 54 cm W x 69 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU7916899613
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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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  • 20th Century Specialists

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