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Pair of « bridge » armchairs, ca. 1941
Ash and oak with brass nails and solid oak
32 7/10 × 22 2/5 × 23 1/5 in
83.1 × 56.9 × 58.9 cm
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Galerie Alain Marcelpoil
Paris
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André Sornay developed his first patent in 1932: the concept of “cloutage” that evokes aeroplane …

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André Sornay developed his first patent in 1932: the concept of “cloutage” that evokes aeroplane rivets. This new assembly technique involved attaching veneered panels onto a structure using small nails (“clous”). The alignment of these nails became both an element of decoration and a trademark. This patent led to the …

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Galerie Alain Marcelpoil
Paris
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André Sornay developed his first patent in 1932: the concept of “cloutage” that evokes aeroplane …

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André Sornay developed his first patent in 1932: the concept of “cloutage” that evokes aeroplane rivets. This new assembly technique involved attaching veneered panels onto a structure using small nails (“clous”). The alignment of these nails became both an element of decoration and a trademark. This patent led to the …

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Michel Goiffon
Pair of « bridge » armchairs, ca. 1941
Ash and oak with brass nails and solid oak
32 7/10 × 22 2/5 × 23 1/5 in
83.1 × 56.9 × 58.9 cm
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