Pierre Cardin Mixed Chrome and Brass Grid Table

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Classic 1970s grid design table by Pierre Cardin in polished chrome and brass. This table base can be topped with a round or square glass as shown in the pictures, or with a top of your preference. Contact us about shipping the base alone or with the glass shown 48" dia. 3/4" thick round. Base measures 20" W x 20" D x 28" H.
Details
Creator
Pierre Cardin (Designer)
Of the Period
Hollywood Regency
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1970s
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Polished   Chrome
Brass
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
29 in. H x 48 in. W x 48 in. D
74 cm H x 122 cm W x 122 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU92336943383

About Pierre Cardin (Designer)

Best known for creating groundbreaking fashion designs from the 1950s onward, Pierre Cardin has enjoyed great success in other design fields, most notably furniture. Cardin’s chairs, cabinets, tables and other pieces share many of the keynotes of his clothing designs. They are simple, geometric, elegant and cool.

     Cardin was born in a village near Venice, Italy, and raised in central France. Always interested in fashion, he left home at age 17 to train with a Vichy tailor. After the end of World War II, Cardin moved to Paris and worked for a succession of couture houses, before taking a job with Christian Dior in 1946. Cardin went solo in 1950, and quickly won attention for his novel style. Unlike Dior’s famous New Look, Cardin’s clothes de-emphasized a woman’s curves; his breakthrough pieces like the Bubble dress had, instead, a sculptural quality. In the following decade, Cardin introduced bright tunic dresses and shifts, marketed as the Space Age look and accessorized with vinyl hats and visors.

     In the 1970s Cardin expanded his design work into furniture, jewelry and automobiles. (Later, licensing agreements would put Cardin’s name on goods ranging from perfume to sunglasses.) Cardin’s furniture pieces — inspired, perhaps, by the rediscovery of Art Deco design in that decade — feature simple, symmetrical forms, lacquer and figured veneer finishes, and accents in metals such as aluminum and brass. Whether you are looking for a vintage cocktail dress or a chest of drawers to keep it in, as you will see from these pages, Pierre Cardin offers an option in either that is timelessly chic.

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