The Matthieu Richard gallery specializes in mid 20th century French furniture.
With over twenty years experience in this field, Matthieu Richard, Expert within the CNE (Compagnie Nationale des Experts), is perceived as one of the of the most conscientious dealers of his generation.
In the heart of the St Germain des Prés quarter in Paris, Matthieu, his wife Sophie, and their daughter Betty, have a space dedicated to designers such as Jean Royère, Marc du Plantier, Alexandre Noll, Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Jacques Adnet, Alxexandre Noll, Georges Jouve, Audoux Minnet Mathieu Matégot…
Unique and very important console table.
Body in Sapelli, the back decorated with wood fillets
and adorned with half-columns enhanced with bronze.
480 cm x 50.5 cm and 96.5 cm high
Made for the grand commission room in the Palais de Consuls in Rouen in 1956
The front is punctuated by eight detached columns enhanced with bronze, with a recess in the centre.
The top is in travertine, cut “open book” into two parts.
Illustrated in particular in Jacques Adnet by Alain-René Hardy and Gaëlle Millet (Editions de l’Amateur, page 145) and in Mobilier et Décoration n°2, March 1958.
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