Rare Pair of 1920s Second Class Paris Metro Chairs with Enamel Backing

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Rare pair of 1920s second class Paris Metro slatted wooden freestanding metro chairs with enamel backing inscribed "II" Societe du Verre etire" Manfactured by Sprague Thomson circa 1920. Although the majority of the Paris Metro entrances were in the Art Nouveau style, these chairs have more of an Art Deco sensiblity.

Literature: Le Patrimoine de la RATP Flohic Edition, Charenton-Le-Pont, 1996 pp169.170.
Details
Of the Period
Art Deco
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1920s
Period
1920-1929
Materials and Techniques
Enamel
Wood
Metal
Condition
Good
Dimensions
39 in. H x 18 in. W x 17 in. D
99 cm H x 46 cm W x 43 cm D
Seat Height
17.5 in. (44 cm)
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU153126722683
Address
Creel and Gow
131 East 70th Street
New York NY 10021
US
(917) 745-3891
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