1 of 6 images

Charlotte Perriand Oak and Rush Side Chairs


A pair of rush dining chairs by Charlotte Perriand for Les Arcs ski resort in Savoie, France.


  • Dimensions

    H 32.5 in. x W 17 in. x D 18 in.

    H 82.55 cm x W 43.18 cm x D 45.72 cm

  • Seat height
    18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Seller location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Charlotte Perriand (Designer)

A pioneer of modernism in France, Charlotte Perriand was one of the most influential figures in 20th-century design and architecture. In her long career, Perriand’s aesthetic grammar constantly evolved, moving from the tubular steel furniture of the “Machine Age” to a lyrical naturalism.

     Perriand’s studies at the Ecole de L'Union Centrale de Arts Decoratifs left her enthralled by Le Corbusier and his vision of a new, rational architecture. In 1924, she joined his studio to design furniture along with Pierre Jeanneret, Corbu’s partner and cousin. Together, they devised some of the finest examples of early modernist furniture, including two icons of the era: the “B306” chaise with its swooping frame and hide upholstery; and the chunky, steel-framed “Gran Confort” club chair. Collaborative design produced another Perriand triumph: in the early 1950s, she and Jean Prouvé were engaged to produce desks, worktables and bookcases for the University of Paris. The bookcases — slim pine shelves with brightly painted aluminum dividers — are minimalist masterpieces.

     By the end of that decade, Perriand’s aesthetic had changed completely from the earliest days of her career. She produced a series of furniture in ebonized wood: chairs with gentle S-curve legs, front and back; tables with elliptical tops. In the mid-1960s, she adopted an almost rustic look, designing simple chairs with dowel-cut frames and rush seats. Yet everything in Perriand’s oeuvre is beautiful, whether it’s the centerpiece of a décor or an accent. Charlotte Perriand’s work is in every great design collection, public and private. Works on these pages will show you why.

About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015
Typical response time: 29 hrs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
More From This Seller
Pair of Kindergarten Stools from Les Arcs by Ch...
Charlotte Perriand
French Stools
Oak, Steel
Two low stools for children which bolt into the floor, designed by Charlotte Perriand for the Les Arcs ski resort in Savoie, France. Sold as a pairs for $4,000.
Jean Prouvé Pair of Model 450 S.C.A.L. Daybed F...
Jean Prouvé
French Daybeds
Steel, Wood
Great pair of Jean Prouvé S.C.A.L. bent sheet steel and steel tube bed frames manufactured by Ateliers Jean Prouvé. These beds were made in the early years of World War II for the st...
Pierre Jeanneret Grouping of Four Teak and Iron...
Indian Stools
Excellent grouping of eight teak and iron low stools from the College of Architecture, Chandigarh. Set is in original condition with rich patina. A few stools show light traces of ol...

Pierre Jeanneret Pair of "V-leg" Armchairs

$14,000 / set
Pierre Jeanneret Pair of "V-leg" Armchairs
Pierre Jeanneret
Indian Armchairs
Cane, Teak
Pair of original "V-leg" armchairs by Pierre Jeanneret from Chandigarh, India. Chairs have been cleaned and re-caned only to preserve rich patina from original use. Both chairs with ...
You May Also Like

Set of Six Charlotte Perriand Chairs

Set of Six Charlotte Perriand Chairs
Charlotte Perriand
French Chairs
Rare set of straw chairs in very god original vintage condition Model Dordogne.
Set of Charlotte Perriand Chair and Stool for M...
Charlotte Perriand
French Chairs
Rattan, Wood
Chair and Stool, model meribel, designed by Charlotte Perriand around 1950, manufactured in France. Wood and rattan. In good original condition, with minor wear consistent with...
Pair of Pine Benches by Charlotte Perriand for ...
Charlotte Perriand
French Benches
Set of two benches part of a dining table set designed by Charlotte Perriand for Les Arcs France, circa 1968 pine Measure: 16” H x 49” W x 12 ¼” D x seat 16” H Pic...
Pair of Louis XIII Style Oak Side Chairs, Franc...
French Side Chairs
Brass, Tapestry, Upholstery, Oak
Pair of early 18th century oak side chairs in the Louis XIII style with period tapestry upholstered backs, brass nailheads and linen seats in salmon hue. The legs and stretcher with ...
Pair of Antique French Napoleon III Period Pain...
French Side Chairs
Pair of period French Napoleon III side chairs olive green and gilt side chairs. Rope and spindle back splat centred by an arrow filled quiver and string-wrapped bow. Tufted u...
Pair of Italian Neoclassical Painted and Gilded...
Italian Side Chairs
Upholstery, Wood
This pair of Italian neoclassical painted and giltwood side chairs from the late 18th century is quite a show stopper! Each chair has a shield-shaped back, adorned on the crest with ...
Pair of English Mahogany Sheraton Reeded and Up...
English Side Chairs
Upholstery, Mahogany
Pair of English mahogany Sheraton side chairs with flanking ball finials, reeded side rails, crosshatching splat backs, upholstered silk striped seats and terminating on the original...
Chambre Close Clothes Stand and Chair Made in S...
Italian Slipper Chairs
Leather, Fabric, Cherry, Walnut
Chambre Close is a chair and clothes stand made in solid cherry wood or American walnut in multiple finish options with the seat upholstered in fabric or leather of the Ceccotti coll...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries