747
747
A group of white-painted metal garden furniture by Mathieu Matégot
France, circa 1951
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 37,000 USD
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747
A group of white-painted metal garden furniture by Mathieu Matégot
France, circa 1951
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 37,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A group of white-painted metal garden furniture by Mathieu Matégot
France, circa 1951

including a pair armchairs, a pair of side chairs and two circular tables, one with a jardinière.  Tables lacking tops. 6 pieces.


larger table height 27 1/4 in.; diameter 39 1/2 in.
69 cm; 100.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

Other examples of this "Cap d'Ail" model are illustrated in Pavé du roi, Port-Marly in 1952, in an advertisement for Matégot (taken from Le décor d'aujourd'hui, no. 71, 1952)  and in an archival photograph, illustrated, P. Jousse, Mathieu Matégot, Paris, 2003, pp. 148, 149 and 218, fig. 30, respectively.

Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001) studied at the School of Fine Arts and Architecture in Budapest, before settling in France in 1931.  One of the most renowned French designers of his time, he is best known for his work as a designer of the "Nagasaki" chair (1954)  the "Copacabana" armchair (1955-56), and in particular for furniture made with steel tubes and perforated sheet metal.

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