Guillerme & Chambron Lounge Chair Model 'Tricoteuse' in Oak

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Guillerme & Chambron, lounge chair 'Tricoteuse', oak, fabric upholstery, France, 1960s

Guillerme et Chambron designed the 'Tricoteuse' lounge chair in solid oak with the typical characteristic decorative details at the back and capricious shaped legs. Very comfortable, great statement piece, upholstered in structured beige upholstery.

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 creiated 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 the item is in good, used condition. Reupholstery is possible 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.

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Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Guillerme et Chambron (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1960s
  • dimensions Height 34.06 in. Width 38.59 in. Depth 33.86 in.
  • dimensions Height 86.50 cm Width 98.00 cm Depth 86.00 cm
  • material Fabric Oak
  • origin France
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Barcode 490000202