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Orange service: a pitcher, eight goblets and a tray, vers 1960

Perfored metal and ceramic
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H 44 D 39 cm; 17,3 x 15,3 in

H 44 D 39 cm; 17,3 x 15,3 in

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Design/Decorative Art
Mathieu Matégot
Hungarian-French, 1910–2001
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Born and educated in Budapest, furniture and tapestry designer Mathieu Matégot moved to France in the early 1930s, where he worked as a window dresser and women’s clothing designer. He learned metalworking techniques as a prisoner of war in the 1940s, and upon his release began designing furniture, pioneering many of what we now identify as midcentury design tropes, like metal-mounted rattan, steel tubing, and perforated sheet metal. By the 1970s, Matégot returned to producing tapestries, many of which evoke Abstract Expressionist paintings.

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About the work
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Leclere

H 44 D 39 cm; 17,3 x 15,3 in

H 44 D 39 cm; 17,3 x 15,3 in

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Mathieu Matégot
Hungarian-French, 1910–2001
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Born and educated in Budapest, furniture and tapestry designer Mathieu Matégot moved to France in the early 1930s, where he worked as a window dresser and women’s clothing designer. He learned metalworking techniques as a prisoner of war in the 1940s, and upon his release began designing furniture, pioneering many of what we now identify as midcentury design tropes, like metal-mounted rattan, steel tubing, and perforated sheet metal. By the 1970s, Matégot returned to producing tapestries, many of which evoke Abstract Expressionist paintings.

Pol Chambost
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Orange service: a pitcher, eight goblets and a tray, vers 1960

Perfored metal and ceramic
Bidding closed
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