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Pair of French Mid-Century Modern Industrial Lounge Chairs, Jacques Hitier, 1955

US$7,700Asking Priceper set

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Rare, chic pair of early French industrial / modernist lounge / Slipper chairs in tubular metal and red skai designed for the Paris headquarters of EDF-GDF by Jacques Hitier for Tubauto. The tubular metal structure has saber form rear legs and an open suspended seat and back structure that highlights its brilliant form. Labeled GDF/Paris on bottoms. Hitier was a leader of the industrial aesthetic and his spare, functional forms maintained a gracefulness and comfort that transformed thinking about design. Exhibition: Salon Tubauto, Salon des Arts Ménagers de 1957. Espace d'accueil à l'Exposition Internationale, Bruxelles, 1958. Bibliography: Jacques Hitier, Modernité industrielle, Pierre Gencey, Editions Piqpoq, 2013 pp 64, 84, 92.

Details

  • Creator
    Jacques Hitier (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Width: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Depth: 27.5 in. (69.85 cm)Seat Height: 14.2 in. (36.07 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Steel,Upholstery,Enameled
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1955
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: JH21stDibs: LU793512841872

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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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