Offered by: ABT Modern
1755 Lexington Ave. Unit B Deland, FL 32724 , United States Call Seller 386.232.8781


Rare Set of Four (4) French Wrought Iron Industrial Barstools w/ Hand-Worked

$ 19,800
  • Description
    Title: Rare Set of Four (4) French Wrought Iron Industrial Barstools w/ Hand-Worked Full Grain Leather by Jacques Adnet, France , c. 1950's

    About: Introducing an ultra-rare set of wrought iron Art Deco barstools designed by the influential French icon Jacques Adnet. Constructed from HEAVY iron and hand-welded these frames have been left in their original, character-rich condition showing a perfect patina that is offset by the newly upholstered leather seats and backrests. Painstakingly hand-cut, hand-tooled and hand-shaped the full-grain leather upholstery has been artfully crafted as an homage to the late great Adnet.

    An icon of luxurious French Modernism, Jacques Adnet was born in 1900 and went on to become director of the prestigious École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He believed in the functional aspect of furniture combined with geometrical simplicity. Jacques Adnet was inspired by pre-classical styles and was well acquainted with traditional furniture. He is best known for his use of wrought iron pieces which utilized natural materials, especially leather, which are on full display with this exquisite set of stools.

    With their elegantly curved bases, artfully-crafted leather upholstery and imposing stature this truly one-of-a-kind set of barstools is sure to make a BOLD impression in any space they inhabit. Perfect for collectors and designers alike searching for an authentic French Art Deco piece this set can blend seamlessly against a multitude of design backdrops from Art Nouveau to Industrial to Brutalism. Make them yours today before they're gone forever.

    Origin: France

    Proof: Ample Provenance - Industry Consensus

    Period: 1950s

    Material: Wrought Iron | Leather

    State: ABT Modern Restored Customization

    Condition Details: This architecturally fascinating set of barstools has recently undergone a partial restoration featuring new leather seats and backrests. The wrought iron frames and legs are in 100% original, vintage condition and have the perfect amount of patina with character-rich surface rust and tarnishing. All welds are ultra-strong and each stool is VERY heavy indicating that the steel will last centuries more. The hand-cut and hand-tooled, full-grain leather seats and backrests have been meticulously shaped and installed and show no damage or wear whatsoever.

    This extraordinary barstool set is comfortable, structurally sound and ready for a lifetime more of use. Please view all photos for details on this set's current condition. We're limited on the amount of media we can post so additional photos and videos are available upon request.

    Style: Industrial | Art Deco

    SKU: AM02103-4

    Width: 17 in / 43.18 cm
    Depth: 19 in / 48.26 cm
    Height: 37 in / 93.98 cm
    Seat Height: 24 in / 60.96 cm
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: France
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Wrought Iron | Leather
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: AM02103-4
    Incollect Reference #: 684057
  • Dimensions
    W. 17 in; H. 37 in; D. 19 in;
    W. 43.18 cm; H. 93.98 cm; D. 48.26 cm;
    Seat H. 24 in;
    Seat H. 60.96 cm;
Message from Seller:

ABT Modern has been an industry leader in the high-end antique market with a specialization in Mid Century Modern and Danish Modern Furniture for the past decade. Founded in 2013 in a small garage in DeLand, FL, ABT Modern has grown to have the largest collection of Mid Century Modern and Danish Modern Furniture in the state of Florida.

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