Jean Prouvé, ‘Semi-Metal' chairs no. 305, set of eight’, 1950, Rago/Wright
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Semi-Metal' chairs no. 305, set of eight, 1950

Enameled steel, beech plywood, aluminum
32 × 16 1/2 × 19 in
81.3 × 41.9 × 48.3 cm
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Sold with digital copies of invoices from DeLorenzo 1950, New York.

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Design/Decorative Art
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Ateliers Jean Prouve
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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Sold with digital copies of invoices from DeLorenzo 1950, New York.

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Design/Decorative Art
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Ateliers Jean Prouve
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.

Semi-Metal' chairs no. 305, set of eight, 1950

Enameled steel, beech plywood, aluminum
32 × 16 1/2 × 19 in
81.3 × 41.9 × 48.3 cm
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