Splendid bookcase by Jacques Adnet, 1955, France


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Jacques Adnet (1900-1984), wood, lacquered metal, brass, circa 1955 Dimensions : 106.5 x 65 x 17 cm / 41.929 x 25.590 x 6.693 inches. Sublime bookcase crafted by Jacques Adnet. The bookcase features brass feet, a structure in black lacquered metal adorned with stars and spirals in brass. The shelves are made of oak. This well-known motif by Jacques Adnet exhibits a simple, streamlined ornamentation characteristic of the 1950s. The metalwork in curves and counter-curves adds great elegance to the design. Jacques Adnet was a French architect and designer who began his career in one of the earliest modern art workshops, La Maîtrise, directed by Maurice Dufrêne. In 1928, Jacques Adnet became the head of the Compagnie des Arts Français and collaborated with numerous artists such as Picasso, Dunand, and Perriand. Thanks to his works featuring clean, simple motifs and the use of new materials like glass and metal, he is considered one of the main representatives of French modernism and Art Deco.

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106.5H x 65W x 17D
Dimensions (inch):
41,93H x 25,59W x 6,69D
Creator / Artist:
Jacques Adnet
Oak, Lacquered metal
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