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French Art Deco Furniture

Jacques Adnet French Art Deco Leather Wrapped Desk & Chair

This rare matching desk and chair by Jacques Adnet (1901 – 1984) dates to ca. 1950. The brass frame is painted black on the legs and leather wrapped on the upper portions. Pulls, trim, sabots and the center rail are all in exposed brass. The top is composition. In overall good original condition, the desk measures 43 ¾” wide, 22 ¼” deep and 29 ½” high. The chair measures 23” wide, 20” deep, 31” high with the seat being 17” high. A similar desk and chair ensemble is pictured in Anne Bony, Les Annees 40, Paris, 1985. p. 441, and Bruno Fourcat and Jean-Louis Gaillemin, Les Décorateurs des Annees 40, Paris, 1998. p. 73.

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