Guillerme et Chambron Secretary in Solid Oak

$5,450.00 USD

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Guillerme et Chambron, secretary, oak, France, 1960s

A secretary with door that flips open and creates a writing space. On the bottom and top a shelf is adjusted. The sides have geometric cutout that function as decorative detail. When not in use as a writing desk the front of the door shows a beautiful geometric wood inlay.

The French designer duo Jacques Chambron (1914-2001) and Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) started their production in the Post-War period in Lille. Together with manufacturer Émile Dariosecq they founed Votre Maison from 1949 onwards. They installed themselves in an old factory where the machinery was used to make rifles. They 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.”. Their collaboration was unique as it was Guillerme who designed the furniture, Chambron who decorated the homes and Dariosecq who produced the furniture. Guillerme and Chambron are seen as the creative force behind Votre Maison and many of the furniture by this duo this shows a strong character and has great expressive woodwork, original bold figures of a durable strong quality.

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Product details

  • Condition Good
  • Creator Guillerme et Chambron
  • Date of Manufacture 1960s
  • Dimensions Height 141.5 cm Width 89.5 cm Depth 37 cm
  • Dimensions Height 55.71 in. Width 35.24 in. Depth 14.57 in.
  • Materials and Techniques Oak
  • Period 1960-1969
  • Place of Origin France
  • Style Mid-Century Modern Of the Period