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Excellent pair of Folding Benches in Oak and Leather by Jean-Michel Frank

Period 1920-1949
Materials oak leather
W. 23 in; H. 17.5 in; D. 17.5 in;
W. 58.42 cm; H. 44.45 cm; D. 44.45 cm;
Creation Date 1937-1940
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Exquisite pair of folding benches with X-form frames in oak and strap leather seats designed by Paul Rodocanachi (1891-1958) for Jean-Michel Frank (1895-1941) executed by Comte circa 1940. One of the Frank Atelier’s most iconic historically-inspired designs, the model is sometimes referred to as a “Rodo” seat after the architect and Frank collaborator Rodocanachi. Original leather seats and intact oak frames with minor non-invasive restoration. (cf.: Teitelbaum, The Stylemakers, London, 2010, pg. 229; Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank New York, 2008, pgs. 179, 199; Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank: Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pg. 215)
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Campaign, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 258230
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