Grand Guillerme & Chambron Sideboard in Oak with Ceramic Tiles

$12,700.00 USD

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Guillerme & Chambron, sideboard, solid oak, ceramic tiles, France, 1950s

This cabinet holds the characteristics of the French designer duo Guillerme & Chambron. The base has typical legs and provides a floating appearance to the storage part. The two front sliding doors with beautiful reliefs are inlaid with green ceramic tiles and concealed storage. Hidden storage can be found on the sides and opens wiith doors. The green glazed tiles show different images and were designed and made by Boleslaw Danikowski. He worked on regular base with Guillerme and Chambron for Votre Maison.

The French designer duo Jacques Chambron (1914-2001) and Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) started their production postwar. Robert Guillerme studied design and architecture at the École Boule and graduated first in his class in 1934. Meanwhile, Jacques Chambron graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Reims. During the Second World War, the two met in a stalag, a Prussian prisoner camp, while being imprisoned by the Germans in East Prussia and started a great friendship based on their intense and deep passion for interior design. In 1948, Chambron resigned from his job as a painter and decorator on the Rue Nollet in Paris to move to Lille, in the North of France and join Guillerme. A year later, the two met cabinetmaker Émile Dariosecq, who was owner of a workshop close by. It was during this meeting, that they decided to create their own company. They named it “Votre Maison”, meaning “Your Home”, which became the soul of the company. With this, they wanted to create pieces that focused on functionality combined with a beautiful design useful for daily life. by which they created a worldwide reputation. Most of the furniture designed by this duo this piece shows a strong character and has a great expressive woodwork. The three of them divided their work equally. Overall, Guillerme worked as a designer, Chambron as a commercial, and Dariosecq’s workshop manufactured the pieces. Throughout their career, ‘Votre Maison’ produced over two thousand models, leaving a lasting mark in the world of design.

Please note that we advise restoration before use. This can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsman in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized restoration is possible as well.

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Product details

  • Condition Good
  • Creator Guillerme et Chambron (Designer)
  • Date of Manufacture 1950s
  • Dimensions Height 101 cm Width 232 cm Depth 47 cm
  • Dimensions Height 39.77 in. Width 91.34 in. Depth 18.51 in.
  • Materials and Techniques Ceramic Oak
  • Period 1950-1959
  • Place of Origin France
  • Style Mid-Century Modern (of the period)