Cansado Desk by Charlotte Perriand, France, circa 1960

REF: 2174

Cansado Desk by Charlotte Perriand, France, circa 1960

REF: 2174

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Cansado desk with sleek design, with ash veneer body and three drawers. Base in black lacquered metal.

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.


  • Height 74 cm / 29 14"
  • Width 100 cm / 39 "
  • Depth 60 cm / 23 34"

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  • Year Circa 1960.
  • Medium Ash Veneer, metal
  • Country France
  • Provenance Mining town of Cansado, Mauritania.
  • Condition Fair - Some scratches and traces of wear