Offered by: Goldwood by Boris
By Appt. Antwerp 2140 , Belgium Call Seller 32493794223


Pierre Chapo 'T22' L'oeil Coffee Table, France, 1970s

$ 30,400
  • Description
    Pierre Chapo; Solid Elm; Coffee Table; L'oeil; Charlotte Perriand; Paris; Le Corbusier; Mid-Century Modern; 1970s; Wood Joint;

    Eye-shaped 'T22' coffee table in solid elm by Pierre Chapo, a stunning composition consisting of two arch-shaped tables and a central oval piece. This design marvel is a testament to Chapo's extraordinary woodworking skills and unwavering attention to detail. Crafted to perfection, this table is in impeccable condition and radiates a bold statement in any room. With its admirable patina, this coffee table is destined to be a cherished centerpiece, adding an air of sophistication to your living space.

    Pierre Chapo (1927-1987) was born in a family of craftsmen and trained as an architect in Paris. After spending many years traveling through south and North America he and his partner Nicole set up Société Chapo, an architectural research consultancy and interior design firm. In 1958 they opened their famous gallery at 14 Boulevard de l'Hôpital. Chapo's work originated by means of special commissions that could later be adapted to universal needs. Chapo was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's balanced lines, Le Corbusier's research on proportions, and Bauhaus. Société Chapo was a design workshop and gallery in one where Nicole presented ceramics, textiles, and other designs by the great designers of the day. The three principles that motivated Pierre Chapo were 'material, form, and function.' He measured his furniture by means of the golden ratio and used elmwood as his preferred material.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: France
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Elm
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 693333
  • Dimensions
    W. 68.51 in; H. 13.39 in; D. 48.04 in;
    W. 174.02 cm; H. 34.01 cm; D. 122.02 cm;
Message from Seller:

Goldwood is an eclectic furniture and decoration boutique based in Antwerp, Belgium. Founded by Boris Devis, the store features a stunning collection of high-end 20th century items, offering an exciting mixture of luxurious and decorative pieces that range from classic designs by the likes of Tobia Scarpa and Wim Rietveld, to antique pieces by unknown designers.

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