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Large Wastepaper Basket by Jacques Adnet, Steel, Tartan Fabric and Leather

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin France
Period 1950-1979
Materials Steel Leather
H. 16.93 in; Diam. 13.98 in;
H. 43 cm; Diam. 35.5 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
Creation Date circa 1950
Description Large wastepaper basket designed by Jacques Adnet and manufactured by the "Compagnie des Ars Français".
The structure is metal, covered with "Scottish" tartan fabric and features brass decorations, handles, stars ... and green leather elements typical of the world of Adnet.

Furniture in very good condition, with a beautiful patina of use.
Manufactured by "Compagnie des Arts Français", circa 1960.

Jacques Edouard Jules Adnet was born in Châtillon-Coligny France in 1900 and died in the 16th arrondissement of Paris in 1984.
Architect and decorator, he begins his exceptional career with his twin brother, Jean and later joins Maurice Dufrène before taking direction of “La Compagnie des Arts Français” founded in 1919 by Süe and Mare.
La “compagnie des Arts Français”, before the arrival of Adnet was a "traditional" oriented company... Adnet converts it into a much more modernist society and surrounds itself with many artists such as Dufy, Léger, Pascin, Chagall and numerous decorators, Jourdain, Charlotte Perriand, René Gabriel, Alexandre Noll, Serge Mouille et Paul Jouve.
During the thirties, Adnet starts to work with glass and metal.
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Modern
Dealer Reference Number ZC_22
Incollect Reference Number 313065
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