Large Set of White and Black Tubular Steel Chairs by Robert Mallet Stevens
Robert Mallet Stevens for Stevens Designs, large set of dining chairs, lacquered metal and leatherette, France, desgin 1928, production later.
Large set of white and black lacquered tubular chairs designed by the one of the masters of the Modern architecture; French architect Robert Mallet Stevens. This model chair is one of Mallet-Stevens's best-known pieces of furniture that he created for the Art Menagers exhibition in 1936. Mallet-Stevens vision on furniture was that is should be “Functional in terms of contemporary living, simple and suitable for mass production”. The chair is a masterpiece of simplicity—durable and stackable. All possible decorative conceits are left out.
The chairs are marked with RMS at the bottom.
The condition is good with signs of use - lacquer shows small damages. Black lacquer is refinished.
If you are looking for a large amount of chairs for your project, please ask one of our advisors for more information about the amount we currently have available. Our collection holds a large number of this model chairs, which all can be customized exactly following as you desire for your project. Please note that the price are per item.
Robert Mallet Stevens (1886-1945) was a French modernist who is especially known for his work as an architect, and design interiors, film sets and furniture as well. He is considered one of the most influential French architects of the first half of the twentieth century. One of his highlights was the design of Villa Cavroix in 1932, where he also used the tubular chairs for the kitchen.
Domus, April 2005.