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
    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)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU153126722683
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