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Rare 'Comfort' Office Chair Designed Antoine Philippon and Jacqueline Lecoq

Documentation Documented elsewhere (similar item)
Origin France
Period 1950-1979
Materials Wood / Aluminium / Foam / Fabric
Dimensions
W. 23.23 in; H. 29.53 in; D. 22.05 in;
W. 59 cm; H. 75 cm; D. 56 cm;
Seat H. 18.9 in;
Seat H. 48 cm;
Condition Good. Excellent
Creation Date 1964
Description Comfort office chair by Antoine Philippon & Jacqueline Lecoq for Les Huchers,
circa 1964.
Wood, foam and fabric, base in cast aluminum.
foam and fabrics restored by the Relax Factory upholsterer in Marseille

Antoine Philippon (1930-1995) was trained at the Boulle School; Jacqueline Lecoq (1932), at the ENSAD. They met in 1955 in the design office of Marcel Gascoin, where most of the important creators of this generation passed, from Pierre Guariche to Pierre Paulin. In 1956, they decided to work together, creating the design office that bears their names. Their collaboration, exceptional by its duration, will not end until the disappearance of Antoine Philippon in 1995. Throughout their career, they present their creations at the Salon des Arts ménagers and at the Salon des artistes décorateurs (qu 'Antoine Philippon presided from 1970-1972). They take part in the universal exhibitions in Brussels (1958) and Montreal (1967) and receive numerous orders from Mobilier national. Several prestigious awards have been given to them, including the René Gabriel Prize in 1961. At the Brussels exhibition, they received a Grand Prix for their Room for a young man, a landmark ensemble.
Styles / Movements Art Nouveau, Bauhaus, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 408635
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