Luxury Design, Past & Present
Very rare pair of "Africanist" chairs in exotic wood. The back is carved with a tribal geometric design and 2 heads in Dogon style. Art Deco period. They have been exhibited at the famous Paris Colonial Exhibition in 1931.
Biography : «VOGUE Magazine , private suite in a New York palace: an Art Deco flat decorated by François CATROUX » for 4 chairs with identical shape and similar style chairback. These chairs, which survived the Paris Colonial Exhibition in 1931, have been rediscovered by Marc AMOURIC.
These chairs are inspired by the "Tribal Palaver Chairs" or "African Guardian Chairs"