Guillerme & Chambron Extendable Dining Table in Oak
Guillerme et Chambron, dining table, oak, France, 1965.
Extendable dining table in solid oak by French designers Guillerme et Chambron. This elegant table shows interesting details. Most attractive is the inlayed top. These graphical patterns show the beautiful grain of the oak in different directions, which makes it into a vibrant surface. Characteristic of Guillereme and Chambron are the legs of their furniture. This table is another excellent example of their style. The legs show beautiful forms, shapes and woodworking.
Width of table folded: 70.9 in/180 cm.
The French designer duo Jacques Chambron (1914-2001) and Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) started their production in the postwar period. Many of the furniture designed by this duo this piece shows a strong character and has a great expressive woodwork. The duo installed themselves in an old factory were the machinery was used to make rifles. Guillerme & Chambron saw the potential of these machinery and decided to continue production as it was installed and used them for the design of their high back chairs. The line of different furniture pieces was made in small editions. They call their collection “Votre Maison” which means “Your home.”