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André Sornay

Umbrella stand with a mirror, ca. 1936

Oregon pine with brass nails. Solid beech and red lacquered metal.
67 7/10 × 17 7/10 × 13 4/5 in
172 × 45 × 35.1 cm
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Galerie Alain Marcelpoil
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Oregon pine was treated in several stages. The wood was first worked with a metal brush to create …

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Oregon pine was treated in several stages. The wood was first worked with a metal brush to create relief, then stained in black and finally sanded on the surface. The recessed grain therefore remained black while that in relief retrieved its original orangey colour. With this treatment Sornay created a random …

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Michel Goiffon
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Oregon pine was treated in several stages. The wood was first worked with a metal brush to create …

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Oregon pine was treated in several stages. The wood was first worked with a metal brush to create relief, then stained in black and finally sanded on the surface. The recessed grain therefore remained black while that in relief retrieved its original orangey colour. With this treatment Sornay created a random …

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Michel Goiffon

André Sornay

Umbrella stand with a mirror, ca. 1936

Oregon pine with brass nails. Solid beech and red lacquered metal.
67 7/10 × 17 7/10 × 13 4/5 in
172 × 45 × 35.1 cm
Unique
Sold