Made in the early 1950's this pair of armchair in solid maple with simple proportion make this piece a perfect example of sleek French modernist. It has a definite " stream line " design reminiscent of Guarriche work or Motte . His approach was more organic than Jean Prouve (one of the most notorious member of the UAM).membre de l'Union des artistes modernes (UAM). Pierre Guariche, born in Paris in 1926, is a French decorator and set designer, member of the Union of Modern Artists (UAM). He graduated from ENSAD (National School of Decorative Arts in Paris) in 1949. On the spot, he rubs shoulders with the teaching of René Gabriel. As part of his curriculum, Pierre Guariche works for two years with Marcel Gascoin. From 1953 to 1957, the decorator developed his own practical research workshop, accompanied by Michel Mortier and Joseph-André Motte. In 1957, he also became head of the furniture department at the Belgian company Meurop. It is the Mai Gallery that will publish and distribute its first furniture. Soon, companies such as Airborne, Meubles TV, Diderot, Huchers-Minvielle, Luminalite and Steiner will follow the Guariche trend. Good antique conditions solid maple with linen uphostery
Size H. 34x W.25x D.28 seat 15, Good antique condition with light oxidation .I guaranty my Antiques to be original, shipping will be done by truck or UPS depending on size.