Modernist wire chair by Jean-Louis Bonnant, circa 1955

REF: 3784

Designer - Jean-Louis Bonnant

Modernist wire chair by Jean-Louis Bonnant, circa 1955

REF: 3784

Modernist black lacquered metal chairs with openwork backrest by Jean-Louis Bonnant.

These chairs are famous for their appearance in Jacques Tati's first color film, "Mon Oncle", in 1958. They were then found in the mining town of Cansado, Mauritania, mostly furnished by Charlotte Perriand.

The seats are filled with foam and covered with a blue textile.

Circa 1955.

  • Height 85 cm / 33 "
  • Width 48 cm / 19"
  • Depth 44 cm / 17 12"

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  • Medium Metal, Fabric
  • Country France
  • Provenance Mining Town of Cansado, Mauritania
  • Condition Fair - Some scratches and traces of wear - Metal left in its original condition