Pierre Chapo Patinated Elm Dining Table T14C
Pierre Chapo, dining table model T14C elmwood, France, 1960s.
This dining table is designed by the French designer Pierre Chapo. The rectangular tabletop with sloping edges, rests on a two-legged base. Strong an simplified design which clearly emerges the woods grain and natural look. With characteristic wood-joints as Chapo's trademark. The elm shows a rich patina due to the use and age of this T14C over the previous years.
Pierre Chapo (1927-1987) was born in a family of craftsmen. He was a graduated architect in 1958 from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Chapo's work was inspired by Charlotte Perriand and he dedicated himself mainly to his work as a carpenter and as cabinetmaker focusing on his great passion: elmwood.