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Bench by Raymond Subes, Art Déco, France, 1940-1950



Bench by Raymond Subes (1891-1970) from the years 1940s-1950s. The legs are made of mahogany with lateral X shape gilt bronze design, It is covered with red-brown saddle-stitched leather. It is fully restored (new leather and varnish) and is in perfect condition. This bench was created by R Subes for the Banque de France (French State Bank). The gallery has in stock another identical item. Raymond Subes is one of the major designers of the 1920s to the 1940. He collaborated with many famous architects and artists of his time e.g. steamers decoration and major exhibitions such as the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs in 1925 which set the Art Deco style on the world stage and the Exposition Universelle de Paris in 1937. His iron work made him famous and he is with Poillerat and Arbus one of the greatest designers of the 1940s style. In 1958 he was elected a member of the French Académie des Beaux-arts.


  • Creator
    Raymond Subes (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 21.26 in. (54 cm)Width: 59.06 in. (150 cm)Depth: 17.72 in. (45 cm)Seat Height: 21.26 in. (54 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    The item is fully restored (new leather and varnish).
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU101288910723

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    Ships From: Paris, France
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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