Super Rare 'Mecurio' Chairs by French Artist Claude Courtecuisse, Steiner, 1967 For Sale
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Super Rare 'Mecurio' Chairs by French Artist Claude Courtecuisse, Steiner, 1967

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We are proud to offer a superb pair of extremely rare 'Mercurio' lounge chairs by the French artist, designer and sculptor Claude Courtecuisse. The chairs are made of white methacrylate acrylic and were produced by the Italian workshop Cataneo for the French company Steiner in 1967. The Italians were masters in the use of the then very new and expensive methacrylate acrylic. Both chairs are signed Cataneo, please see image 3. The 'Mecurio' chairs were exhibited at the prestigious 1969 'Espaces Et Lumieres -,salon des artistes decoratifs' exhibition in Paris. A unique version of the 'Mercurio' chair in transparent methacrylate with a serigraph of Terence Stamp entitled 'Teorema' (after the still taken from the famous film by Pier Paolo Passolini) was exhibited at the 'Les Annees pop' exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Courtecuisse was a french designer,sculptor and artist . Courtecuisse's works are in the collections of the 'Centre Pomipidou' and the Musee des arts decoratifs' in Paris and the great 'FRAC' collection in Calais . . Courtecuisse took part in 1967 at the 'Salons des arts decorateurs' at the Grand Palais in Paris where designers decided to address the social environment through the theme 'art of living' , here Courtecuisse set up a huge stand of his avant garde cardboard furniture (an example of which is part of the Centre Pompidou collection ) In 2007 Claude Courtecuisse had a solo exhibition at the 'Centre Pompidou' , Paris. Literature: 'Espaces Et Lumiere' exhibition catalog from the 'Salon des Arts Decoratifs' Paris 1968. Please see image 6 and 7. 'Steiner et l'aventure du design', Favardin Patrick. Paris. Editions Norma. 2007. Please see image 9 and 10 'La Maison Francaise' , May 1970 'Interni - RIvista dell arredamento', July 1971.

Details

  • Creator
    Claude Courtecuisse (Artist)
  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1967
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good. Slight even yellowing to the methacrylate due to exposure to Ultraviolet commensurate with age, perfect upholstery.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 24.02 in. x W 28.35 in. x D 28.75 in.

    H 61 cm x W 72 cm x D 73 cm

  • Seat height
    17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Seller location
    bergen op zoom, NL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU93011151812

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