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Spectacular Modernist Bar by Jean Gouffé, circa 1935, Signed, Art Deco, France

$16,373.53

About

This bar is highly decorative and epitomizes the French art deco modernist style. The large front door opens as a drop-leaf desk and offers a wide compartment for bottles and glasses. It offers multiple additional storage: 2 compartments on the right side and one on the left side (locked by a key), below a niche and a last compartment opening with a double door. The front panel is covered with parchment and the rest is entirely covered with blond burr veneer wood. The base is encompassed with nickel-plated metal. Its limited depth makes it very convenient. Signed on a metal plate (on the interior of the bottom right compartment door): "Gouffé 46-48, 50 Faubourg Saint Antoine Paris". Maison Jean Gouffé was a famous cabinet maker in the 1930s and its "Contemporary Furniture Dpt" was directed by Jean Royère (from 1934 to 1942) who made a name for himself and became a famous designer in the 1940s-1950s.

Details

  • Creator
    Maison Gouffé (Workshop/Studio)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 60.63 in. (154 cm)Width: 39.38 in. (100 cm)Depth: 12.21 in. (31 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1935
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Varnish has been refinished.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Ref 2591stDibs: LU1012812232681

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Paris, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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