Jean Prouvé, ‘'Semi-metal' chair, model no. 306’, ca. 1952, Phillips
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Jean Prouvé

'Semi-metal' chair, model no. 306, ca. 1952

Painted steel, painted tubular steel, vinyl covered oak-veneered plywood, rubber, aluminium
27 4/5 × 16 7/10 × 18 9/10 in
70.6 × 42.3 × 48 cm
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Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, Nancy, France.

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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, ‘'Semi-metal' chair, model no. 306’, ca. 1952, Phillips
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Manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, Nancy, France.

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Design/Decorative Art
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

'Semi-metal' chair, model no. 306, ca. 1952

Painted steel, painted tubular steel, vinyl covered oak-veneered plywood, rubber, aluminium
27 4/5 × 16 7/10 × 18 9/10 in
70.6 × 42.3 × 48 cm
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