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French Art Deco ‘handkerchief’ Game Table by Jacques Adnet

This 1930’s French art deco table is known as a “handkerchief” or “envelope” game table. The top rotates a quarter turn and the four diamonds fold and splay out to reveal the felt playing surface with shallow metal cups to hold the drinks. Designed by Jacques Adnet (1900 - 1984), the top is in book matched mahogany veneers. The stepped base holds a square column with a door that opens to reveal 2 drawers and two shelves. The table is 29 ½ “ tall and 21” on each side (30” when open). The table is in excellent condition apart from small tear in the felt.

Jacques Adnet French Art Deco Marble, Brass & Copper Table

This French art deco occasional table was designed by Jacques Adnet ca. 1940 and is of brass and copper with two marble surfaces of black and brown marble with white inclusions. The table is 21” diameter and 22 ¾” high at the table top. The brass and copper have been polished and coated with clear lacquer to prevent tarnish.

Jacques Adnet French Art Deco Walnut Bar

This French art deco bar is by Jacques Adnet (1901-1984) and is from the late 1930’s. It is constructed of walnut and walnut veneers. The large door which centers the bar has veneers radiating into a central square. The door is flanked by two columns with bronze capitals and feet. The bar measures 56 ½” wide x 23 ½ deep and is 41” high.

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.

Jacques Adnet Rolling Bar Cart

A stunning French art deco bar cart by Jacques Adnet (1900-1984) from the 1930s. The cart, in excellent original condition, features a chrome frame on brass wheels with rubber tires. Brass handles are attached with chrome banding. The two tray levels are black glass trimmed with chrome. The cart measures 17-1/2” by 28-1/2” and is 26” high.

Set of Ten Jacques Adnet French Art Deco Chairs

This set of 10 French art deco chairs is attributed to Jacques Adnet (1900 – 1984) and dates from the 1930’s. The chairs feature saber front legs and splay rear legs. The back supports mimic the rear legs and bow out to contain three back splats. With their original green vinyl upholstered seats, the chairs measure 17” wide x 18” deep and are 32” high and are in excellent condition.

Four Adnet French Art Deco Chairs

French art deco at its finest, these four arm chairs were designed by Jacques Adnet (1900-1984) in the 1930's.  The arms are mahogany stained beech and the seats and backs are tan glove leather. The chairs measure 24" wide x 24" deep and are 33" high in the back.

Jacques Adnet French Mid Century Design Floor Lamp

Jacques Adnet (1900 - 1984) designed this beautiful and useful floor lamp shortly after World War II. The adjustable brass shaft sits on three brass feet and is wrapped in saddle stitched blood red leather. The height of the lamp is adjustable from 60” to 79”. A new custom made “No Shadows” silk shade has been installed. The fixture takes three bulbs: a 100 to 300 watt in the center and two round 60-watt bulbs on either side. The lamp has been rewired for American electricity and is in excellent condition.

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