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Important Modernist Prototype Desk & Chair by U.A.M. Attributed to Le Corbusier

$37,500per set

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Rare handmade French modernist desk and chair prototypes in hand-formed and hand-hammered (non-commerially produced) tubular steel. The chair and desk are elegant architectural statements in their form and lines. Original top of sand-cast and steel rolled sand cast glass in a light green color by Saint Gobain, Neuilly sur Seine. The U.A.M., Union Des Artistes Modernes was a break-away society from the Traditional French Decorators formed in the late 1920s. Le Corbusier and Robert Mallet-Stevens produced work similar to these pieces in a finished, commercially produced steel Literature: LECLERE, Design, Marseille, 14 February 2017, pps. 9-13 for two similar models by Charlotte Perriand, Charles Edouard Jeanneret (Le Corbusier) and Pierre Jeanneret.

Details

  • Creator
    Union Des Artistes Modernes (Designer)
  • Attributed to
    Robert Mallet-Stevens (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Width: 31.38 in. (79.71 cm)Depth: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1929
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Good Original Condition with Natural Patina. Sand Cast Glass top has a small chip. Beautiful Patina on the Glass.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: uam31stDibs: U07110979351365

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    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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