Robert Mallet-Stevens Bicolor Set of Six Tubular Steel Chairs
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Robert Mallet-Stevens for Stevens Designs, set of six dining chairs, black and white lacquered metal, leatherette, France, desgin 1928, later production.
Set of white and black lacquered tubular chairs designed by French architect and designer Robert Mallet-Stevens. This chair is one of Mallet-Stevens's best-known pieces of furniture that he created for the Art Menagers exhibition in 1936. Mallet-Stevens vision on furniture was that is 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. Please note that we have a large amount of these chairs in stock. 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.