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Jean Prouvé

Compas desk, 1955

Steel, Beech veneer
28 7/10 × 55 1/10 × 26 in
73 × 140 × 66 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$20,000 - 30,000
location
Dietikon, Marrakesh
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P! Galerie
Dietikon, Marrakesh
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"Compas desk" by Jean Prouvé is raw yet elegant and classic modernist furniture.
The thin …

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"Compas desk" by Jean Prouvé is raw yet elegant and classic modernist furniture.
The thin metal legs, formally recalling the shape of a compass, define the piece's characteristic shape. The desk with its outstanding, straightforward yellow drawer is a beautiful and timeless centerpiece. Because of its …

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Design/Decorative Art
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Jean Prouvé
French, 1901–1984
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Inspired by avant-garde architects and his idea of design as a moral issue, influential 20th-century designer, architect, engineer, and teacher Jean Prouvé played a major role in the development of systems for mass production in the postwar Modernist period. From his beginnings as a blacksmith's apprentice, he gained an understanding of metal and its limitations, driving him to seek new materials and processes like steel, aluminum, and arc welding, producing prefabricated houses, building components, and furniture for the social sector.

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P! Galerie
Dietikon, Marrakesh
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"Compas desk" by Jean Prouvé is raw yet elegant and classic modernist furniture.
The thin …

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"Compas desk" by Jean Prouvé is raw yet elegant and classic modernist furniture.
The thin metal legs, formally recalling the shape of a compass, define the piece's characteristic shape. The desk with its outstanding, straightforward yellow drawer is a beautiful and timeless centerpiece. Because of its …

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Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Certificate of authenticity
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Jean Prouvé
French, 1901–1984
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Inspired by avant-garde architects and his idea of design as a moral issue, influential 20th-century designer, architect, engineer, and teacher Jean Prouvé played a major role in the development of systems for mass production in the postwar Modernist period. From his beginnings as a blacksmith's apprentice, he gained an understanding of metal and its limitations, driving him to seek new materials and processes like steel, aluminum, and arc welding, producing prefabricated houses, building components, and furniture for the social sector.

Jean Prouvé

Compas desk, 1955

Steel, Beech veneer
28 7/10 × 55 1/10 × 26 in
73 × 140 × 66 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$20,000 - 30,000
location
Dietikon, Marrakesh
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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