Jean Claude Dresse Coffee Table In Sculpted Black Resin Inlayed with Agate
Jean Claude Dresse, coffee table, black resin, brass, agate and steel, Belgium, 1980s
A cocktail table crafted with high attention for detail which is characteristic for the work of the Belgian artist Jean Claude Dresse. This coffee table is executed with a black resin tabletop that is inlayed with brass and a large agate gemstone. Resting on a lacquered metal pedestal foot. The oval shaped table top is finished with an organic pattern. The lines in resin are drawn by Dresse and etched after. A piece that finds itself between the borders of furniture design and art. The coffee table is in good condition and signed on the side.
Jean Claude Dresse (1946-) is a Belgian artist and designer. He graduated from the art academy in Charleroi. His background of being a visual artist is clearly visible in his furniture designs as he uses artistic techniques such as mosaic and etchings. He makes use of precious metals such as brass and copper. Together with his father he was a prominent figure in the furniture business in the 1980s and he belongs to the artistic Walloon school that focused on glamorous aesthetics.