Leather and Oak Desk

Jacques Adnet
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Overview
Monumental Art Deco era desk by French Art Deco Modernist designer Jacques Adnet. Iron frame with 4 posts, inverted u-shaped bases and brass support bar/foot rest connecting the two. Heavy oak frame wrapped in black leather with brass hardware. Two pull out drawers flank each side of the desk with leather fronts, leather handles and brass locks. Drawers are very deep and run most of the depth of the desk. Desktop covered in green leather. Built in gooseneck lamp wrapped in black leather with nickel dome diffuser. Lamp rotates 360 degrees and direction of light is also adjustable. Newly re-wired. Completely original with fantastic patina and color. Roughly double the size of most Adnet desks/writing tables. 3 feet deep and just under 5 feet wide. Extremely collectible piece of Jacques Adnet design.
Specifications
Specifications
Creator

Jacques Adnet

Reference No.

LU1853328716782

Place of Origin

France

Date of Manufacture

1950s

Dimensions

59.63 in width
29 in height
36 in depth
seat height

Materials & Technique

Metal, Leather, Vegan leather, Brass, and Wood

Creator

Jacques Adnet

Reference No.

LU1853328716782

Place of Origin

France

Date of Manufacture

1950s

Dimensions

59.63 in width
29 in height
36 in depth
seat height

Materials & Technique

Metal, Leather, Vegan leather, Brass, and Wood

Specifications
Creator

Jacques Adnet

Reference No.

LU1853328716782

Place of Origin

France

Date of Manufacture

1950s

Dimensions

59.63 in width
29 in height
36 in depth
seat height

Materials & Technique

Metal, Leather, Vegan leather, Brass, and Wood

Designer Notes
Jacques Adnet
b. 1900
Jacques Adnet, born on the 20th of April 1900, was a French art deco modernist designer, architect and interior designer. As one of the Godfathers of modern French design his pieces have become highly sought after and collectible pieces which grace most major furniture collections around the world. He believed in the functional aspect of furniture combined with geometrical simplicity. From 1928 to 1960, he directed La Compagnie des Arts Francais during which time he partnered with Hermès to produce a collection of leather-covered furniture and accessories. Known for his mastery in incorporating precious woods, metal and leather into simple, elevated and timeless designs which would stand the test of time.
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Leather and Oak Desk

Jacques Adnet
$95,000
Monumental Art Deco era desk by French Art Deco Modernist designer Jacques Adnet. Iron frame with 4 posts, inverted u-shaped bases and brass support bar/foot rest connecting the two. Heavy oak frame wrapped in black leather with brass hardware. Two pull out drawers flank each side of the desk with leather fronts, leather handles and brass locks. Drawers are very deep and run most of the depth of the desk. Desktop covered in green leather. Built in gooseneck lamp wrapped in black leather with nickel dome diffuser. Lamp rotates 360 degrees and direction of light is also adjustable. Newly re-wired. Completely original with fantastic patina and color. Roughly double the size of most Adnet desks/writing tables. 3 feet deep and just under 5 feet wide. Extremely collectible piece of Jacques Adnet design.
Jacques Adnet Leather and Oak Desk, 1950s France
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Los Angeles, CA 90034
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Merit

Leather and Oak Desk

Jacques Adnet


$95,000


Monumental Art Deco era desk by French Art Deco Modernist designer Jacques Adnet. Iron frame with 4 posts, inverted u-shaped bases and brass support bar/foot rest connecting the two. Heavy oak frame wrapped in black leather with brass hardware. Two pull out drawers flank each side of the desk with leather fronts, leather handles and brass locks. Drawers are very deep and run most of the depth of the desk. Desktop covered in green leather. Built in gooseneck lamp wrapped in black leather with nickel dome diffuser. Lamp rotates 360 degrees and direction of light is also adjustable. Newly re-wired. Completely original with fantastic patina and color. Roughly double the size of most Adnet desks/writing tables. 3 feet deep and just under 5 feet wide. Extremely collectible piece of Jacques Adnet design.
Jacques Adnet Leather and Oak Desk, 1950s France
Creator
Jacques Adnet
Reference No.
LU1853328716782
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1950s
Dimensions
59.63 in width
29 in height
36 in depth
seat height
Materials & Technique
Metal
Leather
Vegan leather
Brass
Wood