Work in progress at the Mobilier National workshop, circa 1980

Description

Pierre Paulin
Amaranth Chair, 1981
Amaranth wood, caned seat
29.53 H x 21.65 x 17.32 inches
75 H x 55 x 44 cm
Seat height: 17.7 inches (45 cm)
Limited Edition Pierre Paulin SARL
Manufactured by Ségransan
Inscribed and numbered: "Pierre Paulin 018"
Inscribed "MOBILIER NATIONAL/A.R.C."

This design and related works were prototyped by independent craftsmen at the Mobilier National's Atelier de Recherche et de Creation. Originally planned as a series of unique pieces, these models were also produced as a signed and numbered limited edition by Pierre Paulin SARL and then later by Artcurial in 1988 as a signed limited edition.

Exhibited:
This model and other works from this series were exhibited at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 1983.

Provenance:
Collection of Marc Lebailly, Paris

Literature:
Geel, Catherine, et al. Pierre Paulin: Designer. Paris, Archibooks, 2008, p. 248. Print.
Descendre, Nadine. Pierre Paulin: L'Homme et l'Oeuvre. Paris: Èditions Albin Michel, 2014. 186. Print.

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