Jacques Adnet

French, 1900 - 1984

The French Modernist, Jacques Adnet, is best known for his elegant and luxurious Art Deco designs. Born in 1900, Adnet studied at the Municipal School of Design in Auxerre, Burgundy, and the renowned École des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. Adnet established his firm, J.J. Adnet, with his twin brother, and in 1928, joined La Compagnie des Arts Français—an atelier founded by the Art Deco design master, Sue et Mare. At La Compagnie des Arts, Adnet led a team of highly skilled artists and decorators that included such luminaries as Charlotte Perriand and Francis Jourdain.
Known primarily for his refined, elegant chairs, Jacques Adnet furniture is defined by its use of rich, sumptuous materials, including exotic woods, chromed metals, smoked glass, parchment, mirror, and leather. In addition to serving as director of La Compagnie des Arts, Adnet was President of the Salon des Artistes Decorateurs from 1948 to 1949 and was named Director of École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in 1970. Adnet died in 1984.

Jacques Adnet A midcentury cognac leather... H 33.07 in W 26.38 in D 18.5 in $ 10,100
Jacques Adnet A black leather wide side... H 22.05 in W 11.81 in D 10.24 in $ 4,600
Jacques Adnet JACQUES ADNET (1900-1984), ... H 34.25 in W 23.62 in D 21.65 in $ 8,350
Jacques Adnet A black leather side table H 20.47 in W 9.45 in D 10.24 in $ 4,600
Jacques Adnet JACQUES ADNET VALET WITH... H 50 in W 16 in D 13 in $ 9,500
Jacques Adnet Rare stitched Leather Desk... H 29.13 in W 39.37 in D 23.62 in $ 11,500
Jacques Adnet Rare Stitched Leather Book... H 17 in W 12 in D 12 in $ 3,650
Jacques Adnet Pair of Stitched leather... H 15 in W 12 in D 14 in $ 8,500
Jacques Adnet Rare pair of Stitched... H 23.62 in W 17.72 in D 7.87 in $ 10,500
Jacques Adnet Trolley Bar by Jacques... H 32.28 in W 30.71 in D 21.26 in $ 9,690
Jacques Adnet Pair of stitched leather... H 80 in W 77 in D 64 in $ 16,500
Jacques Adnet Jacques Adnet Stitched... H 30 in W 60 in D 30 in $ 65,000
Jacques Adnet Jacques Adnet Stitched... H 20 in DIA 12 in $ 12,000
Jacques Adnet A hanger by Jacques Adnet H 5.51 in W 20.47 in D 4.72 in $ 2,500
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