A fine French bar or serving console from the mid-20th century, featuring a rectangular black lacquer top with bamboo accents, with facing bamboo paneled front and sides, an extending bamboo hand rail with brass hardware, set upon a stylish bamboo stretcher base. The back with open dry bar storage cupboard and one shelf. Dimensions are: H 39 1/2 inches x W 47 1/2 inches x D 16 inches (back to railing) (Matching bamboo table and chairs set, hanging fixture and sconce also available - Please enquire). Attributed to Louis Sognot (1892 - 1969), the famed French designer who collaborated with the Atelier Primavera (founded in 1912 by the department store, Printemps, whose mission was to conceive and craft modern furniture and objects). A member of the UAM from 1930, he designed functional and elegant pieces using innovative materials, especially rattan. A professor at l'Ecole Boulle and l'ENSAAD, he inspired many post-war designers and contributed to the 1950s emblematic aesthetic.
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture20th Century
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionExcellent. Excellent condition - Wear commensurate with age and use.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 39.5 in. x W 47.5 in. x D 16 in.
H 100.33 cm x W 120.65 cm x D 40.64 cm
- Seller locationAustin, TX
- Seller reference numberW0308
- Reference numberLU88277675253
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