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Guillerme & Chambron Set of Six 'Thibault' Chairs in Oak

Sale price$6,600.00

Guillerme et Chambron for Votre Maison, set of six dining chairs, oak, fabric, France, 1960s.

These chairs have characteristic frames with tapered legs and a sculptural back with a downwards facing peak backrest finished with a hole in the middle. The seats are upholstered in purple and mustard yellow upholstery, a striking combination that complements the wood in a refined manner.

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 the 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 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 reupholstery before use. This item might contain some threadbare upholstery with loose seams and small stains. Reupholstery can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsmen and -women 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 and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized reupholstery is possible as well.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Guillerme et Chambron (Designer) Votre Maison (Manufacturer)
  • date of manufacture 1960s
  • dimensions Height 33.86 in. Width 17.72 in. Depth 17.72 in. Seat Height 17.72 in.
  • dimensions Height 86 cm Width 45 cm Depth 45 cm Seat Height 45 cm
  • material Fabric Oak
  • origin France
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 490000218 + 45012468