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Joseph-André Motte "Tempo" Chair for Steiner, France, 1950s

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The iconic 'Tempo' chair was designed by Joseph-André Motte in the 1950s for Steiner, and is a beacon of French furniture craftsmanship. This chair is a standout model from Motte's repertoire, showcasing his flair for merging functional ergonomics with sleek, modern aesthetics. The 'Tempo' features a frame of polished chrome, providing a robust foundation that complements its streamlined silhouette. It is fully restored, with new upholstery in silver velvet and re-finishing. The use of high-quality materials and meticulous attention to detail in its restoration highlights the chair’s elegant design and style. -------------------- We are an exhibition space and an online destination established by the passionate art director behind Jonathan Amar Studio. Our gallery presents a harmonious mix of iconic and engaging 20th century pieces and bespoke contemporary lighting. With a strong focus on Italian mid-century designs, his success strives from sourcing designs with striking shapes, creative techniques and interesting materials that cross the concept of time in the same way a Spirit does.
 Our 350 square meter workspace includes a luminous gallery, a restoration atelier where our expert artisans in metalwork, woodwork, upholstery, and electrics; restore each piece with the mission to honor a balance between restoration and preservation. There may be light age-related wear but no hard damages or structural issues.
 Since the launch of our gallery in late 2017, we have exported over 1200 items to buyers in 21 countries located in all four corners of the world from Europe and North America to Asia and Australia. In the United-States alone, we have ensured the delivery of over 150 pieces of all sizes (from massive dining tables to small decorative objects) in 23 states. We take the utmost attention to our packaging by building robust made to measure boxes in our atelier with the aim of providing safe and cost-effective delivery prices for every client. Most deliveries arrive smoothly in less than 8 days. We are located both in Paris and Rabat. FYI the Morocco Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) went into effect on January 1, 2006. Under the agreement, most Moroccan goods enter the United States duty-free.
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  • Creator:
  • Attributed to:
    Siege Steiner (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 27.56 in (70 cm)Width: 22.84 in (58 cm)Depth: 28.35 in (72 cm)Seat Height: 14.97 in (38 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950
  • Condition:
    Reupholstered. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. We are eight highly skilled craftspeople in various fields of expertise to work on each piece with the mission to honor a balance between restoration and preservation. We only offer high-quality pieces that will last another lifetime.
  • Seller Location:
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2682339693072
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