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American Art Deco Furniture

Kem Weber American Art Deco Chair and Settee Davenport

Kem WeberKem Weber
American [1889 - 1963] 

Karl Emanuel Martin Weber studied under Bruno Paul who guided him to design and supervise the construction of the German Pavilion at the 1910 International Exposition in Brussels, leading to his commission to do the German section at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. World War I broke out and Weber was trapped in America. In the early 1920's, Weber became Art Director for Barker Brothers in Santa Barbara, California, designing several lines of modern furniture. In 1927 he left Barker Brothers (but remained as design consultant) and opened his own design studio in Los Angeles. Weber designed furniture for Higgins Mfg.Co., Meyers Co., Berkley and Gay, Haskelite Mfg., Karpen Furniture Co., Noha Furniture Co., Grand Rapids Furniture Co., and Lloyd Mfg. Co. He also designed a line of modern clocks for the Lawson Clock Co. ***We are actively buying Kem Weber furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the...
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(1889-1963) designed this chair and settee davenport for Lloyd Manufacturing Company, Menominee, Michigan in 1938, the only year they were produced. The frames are of chrome plated 1” tubular steel with a veneered bottom board and black enameled armrests. The removable marshall spring-filled seat and back cushions are finished in black vinyl with white trim. Known in the company literature as the CD-21-D Chair and the SD-21-D Settee Davenport, both have been reupholstered in new vinyl and the chrome shined. The chair is 27” wide, 36” deep and 32” high, the settee davenport is 65” wide,  36”deep and 32” high.

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