Modern Design /03 October 2004


Jacques Adnet

executive desk and armchair
France, c. 1950
leather over steel, brass, laminated writing surface
71 w × 33¾ d × 29¼ h in (180 × 86 × 74 cm)

An elegant example of Adnet's stately style. Finely detailed with wrapped and stitched leather, the desk has four drawers and one pullout writing surface. Literature: Les Styles des Annees 30 a 50, Brunhammer and Delaporte, pg. 101 illustrates a similar desk from this series by Adnet

estimate: $25,000–30,000
result: $27,600

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