Guillerme et Chambron Corner Sofa, France, 1940
A beautiful settee / corner sofa by Guillerme et Chambron, manufactured in France in the 1940s. Made of high quality natural colored oakwood with a beautiful rustic style and eye-catching geometrical shapes cut out in the back. That eye-catching feature of this design allows it to be beutiful from every angle and suitable for any place in the decor. The shape of the sofa makes it perfect for in the corner, or even as a kind of room divider. The cushions are upholstered in beautiful beige fabric, fitting perfectly with the colour and material of the wooden frame. All together this eye-catching piece of French design will be wonderful addition to any interior! It remains in good vintage condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Robert Guillerme is based in Lille, in the North of France. He majored in 1934 from École Boulle where he excelled in architecture and furniture design. In 1948, Jacques Chambron and his family leave Paris and come to live in Lille. Guillerme and Chambron met Émile Dariosecq, owner of a woodworking shop and in 1949 the company Votre Maison was born. Guillerme designs furniture, Chambron decorates the home, deal with the clients and successfully convince them to adopt their new design ideas. Dariosecq dedicates himself to the manufacture. Together, they define and impose a new furniture concept. Creativity, originality, very quickly the style of Votre Maison is known as quality furniture for everyday life. With harmony and consistency, Robert Guillerme therefore strives to create models of buffets, tables, chairs and armchairs that will be manufactured in small series. Wood, leather, ceramics, fabrics, his creations are felt as sincere and authentic. In the 1970s, Hervé Chambron, son of Jacques Chambron, joined the company Votre Maison. Also graduated from l ‘ Ecole Boulle, he assisted Robert Guillerme. In 1983 he developed his own creations when Jacques Chambron and Robert Guillerme retired. Today, Robert Guillerme creations are one of the references in the furniture of the 1950s-1970s. In Europe and in North America a new audience discovers them.
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94H x 215W x 70D 42SH
37,01H x 84,65W x 27,56D 16,54SH
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