Leather and Oak Bench / Storage Chest

Jacques Adnet
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Overview
Stunning and rare Jacques Adnet storage bench in green leather and solid oak. Heavy and well built, strong enough to hold multiple people sitting on it and very roomy inside to place items in. Perfectly proportioned French modernist design. Brass accents throughout. Body made of thick slabs of oak painted black on the outside but showing their natural color within. Bench lid is cushioned and wrapped in a green leather with beautiful patina. Legs also wrapped in green leather with brass rings. Every strip of leather on this piece features the iconic Adnet contrast stitching. Two green leather straps attached from within the chest hold the lid open. Very well preserved and in good original condition with wear as shown. Extremely collectible piece of Jacques Adnet furniture. Perfect at the end of the bed. Likely the one on the planet for sale.

Height with chest fully opened is 32".
Specifications
Specifications
Creator

Jacques Adnet

Reference No.

LU1853329016122

Place of Origin

France

Date of Manufacture

1950s

Dimensions

36 in width
19.5 in height
16.25 in depth
19.5 in seat height

Materials & Technique

Wood, Leather, and Brass

Creator

Jacques Adnet

Reference No.

LU1853329016122

Place of Origin

France

Date of Manufacture

1950s

Dimensions

36 in width
19.5 in height
16.25 in depth
19.5 in seat height

Materials & Technique

Wood, Leather, and Brass

Specifications
Creator

Jacques Adnet

Reference No.

LU1853329016122

Place of Origin

France

Date of Manufacture

1950s

Dimensions

36 in width
19.5 in height
16.25 in depth
19.5 in seat height

Materials & Technique

Wood, Leather, and Brass

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 Bench / Storage Chest

Jacques Adnet
$38,500
Stunning and rare Jacques Adnet storage bench in green leather and solid oak. Heavy and well built, strong enough to hold multiple people sitting on it and very roomy inside to place items in. Perfectly proportioned French modernist design. Brass accents throughout. Body made of thick slabs of oak painted black on the outside but showing their natural color within. Bench lid is cushioned and wrapped in a green leather with beautiful patina. Legs also wrapped in green leather with brass rings. Every strip of leather on this piece features the iconic Adnet contrast stitching. Two green leather straps attached from within the chest hold the lid open. Very well preserved and in good original condition with wear as shown. Extremely collectible piece of Jacques Adnet furniture. Perfect at the end of the bed. Likely the one on the planet for sale.

Height with chest fully opened is 32".
Jacques Adnet Leather and Oak Bench / Storage Chest, 1950s
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Date of Manufacture
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Merit

Leather and Oak Bench / Storage Chest

Jacques Adnet


$38,500


Stunning and rare Jacques Adnet storage bench in green leather and solid oak. Heavy and well built, strong enough to hold multiple people sitting on it and very roomy inside to place items in. Perfectly proportioned French modernist design. Brass accents throughout. Body made of thick slabs of oak painted black on the outside but showing their natural color within. Bench lid is cushioned and wrapped in a green leather with beautiful patina. Legs also wrapped in green leather with brass rings. Every strip of leather on this piece features the iconic Adnet contrast stitching. Two green leather straps attached from within the chest hold the lid open. Very well preserved and in good original condition with wear as shown. Extremely collectible piece of Jacques Adnet furniture. Perfect at the end of the bed. Likely the one on the planet for sale.

Height with chest fully opened is 32".
Jacques Adnet Leather and Oak Bench / Storage Chest, 1950s
Creator
Jacques Adnet
Reference No.
LU1853329016122
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1950s
Dimensions
36 in width
19.5 in height
16.25 in depth
19.5 in seat height
Materials & Technique
Wood
Leather
Brass