Guillerme et Chambron Cabinet in Oak
Guillerme and Chambron, high board, oak, France, 1950s
This sculptural cabinet is designed by the designer duo Guillerme and Chambron. The piece is executed in solid oak and consists of two large storage compartments, of which one opens from the top and one with sliding doors. The sliding doors are finished with a geometric, vertical structure. The sideboard rests on typical characteristic Guillerme and Chambron legs that are sculptural and sturdy.
The cabinet shows signas of age and use with some marks on the top.
he 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.”.