Robert Mallet-Stevens Dining Chairs Model '222' in Colourful Metal
Robert Mallet-Stevens for Stevens Designs, dining chairs model '222', lacquered metal, leatherette, France, design 1928, production later
Large set of lacquered tubular chairs designed by the one of the masters of the Modern architecture; French architect Robert Mallet-Stevens. This model of a chair is one of Mallet-Stevens's best-known pieces of furniture that he created for the Salon des Art Ménagers exhibition in 1936. Mallet-Stevens vision on furniture was that it 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.
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.
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