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Cansado Table, Mauritania, Steph. Simon, circa 1960

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Table from the mining Town of Cansado, Mauritania, with a rectangular grey laminate top resting on a black lacquered metal structure.

Cansado is a mining town built in the 1960s by the Mauritanian Iron Mines Company "MIFERMA" to house its staff. Part of the furniture was designed by Charlotte Perriand between 1959 and 1967.

Manufacturer: Steph Simon, Circa 1960.

Bibliography :
- Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand, Complete works, vol. 3, Scheidegger & Spiess.
- François Laffanour, Steph Simon, Retrospective 1956-1974, Paris, 2007.

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Height75.3 cm (29 3/4")
Width139 cm (54 3/4")
Depth83 cm (32 3/4")
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Year Circa 1962
Medium Metal, laminate wood
Country France
Provenance Mining town of Cansado, Mauritania
Condition Fair - Some scratches and traces of wear