French modernist magazine holder made in the 1950's by Mathieu Mategot , it is made with his trademark bent metal rigitulle adding awhimsical effect .He designed furniture and object for a short time , in 1960 he went back to painting and tapestry work .He was with Prouvé, Perriand, Royère, Adnet, and the ceramist Georges Jouve in development of various projects, one of the most renowned French designers of this time. This piece is made with his trademark perforated sheet metal or "rigitulle" which he invented and used from 1953 to 1959. It was protected by a patented copyright so there is no copy or look alike .
H.21 in x D.13 in L.20 in , stripped to the metal and sealed , reference from the Norma edition of Parick Favardin Mathieu Mategot page 14 .
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