Pierre Chapo 'Aban' Center Table T35B
Pierre Chapo, 'Aban' writing table T35B, elm, France, 1960s.
This small kitchen or dining table in solid elm is designed by master woodworker Pierre Chapo. The basic design and construction as well as the use of solid pine wood characterizes the work of Chapo. This table is a unique and hard to find example of this model. Due age and use an absolute brilliant patina has formed on the top and base. With this the table gets an even more characteristic and vibrant appearance. The interesting base of the table is build with just four legs with angled edges to provide a stabile construction. It gives the solid table a unique, airy expression. The well sized table has a thick top with an angled edge, all well proportioned.
Pierre Chapo (1927-1987) was an architect, furniture designer and lecturer. After graduating from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris he opened his own workshop in Clamart and Paris. Pierre Chapo was an outrageous skillful carpenter and cabinetmaker.