Rattan Desk / Vanity Table and Chair by Louis Sognot (circa 1950s)
£1,000.00SKU 0535, 0545
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Rattan desk or vanity table and chair set by Louis Sognot (circa 1950s). An absolute charmer and an icon of the era. There are two drawers located under the desk with stylishly curved drawer handles. Underneath, a sensuously designed storage space. Beautiful rattan canes connect the legs and horizontals forming the support structure for the table. Overall the piece is in good vintage condition with characterful blemishes and nicks commensurate with age and attesting to its use and history. A matching chair pairs beautifully with the table. Upon request a video of the table will be provided.
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About the designer: Louis Sognot (1892 - 1969) famously collaborated with the Atelier Primavera founded in 1912 by the Parisian department store, Printemps, in order to create crafted modern furniture and objects. Sognot conceived functional and elegant pieces using innovative materials, especially rattan, which gave a contemporary feel to his designs. A professor at l'Ecole Boulle, Sognot inspired many post-war designers and contributed significantly to the character of the 1950s aesthetic.
W 101 cm / 39.8"
H 75.5 cm / 29.7"
D 61 cm / 24.0"
Dimensions of Chair:
H 91.5 cm / 36.0"
W 40 cm / 15.7"
D 41 cm / 16.1"