For similar examples of chairs : Bruno Foucart et Jean-Louis Gaillemin, Les décorateurs des années 40, Paris, 1998, p. 146 Susan Day, Jean-Charles Moreux, Architecte-décorateur-paysagiste, Paris, 1999, p. 228
Good overall condition.
This armchair appears to have been re-painted at a later date and presents with small chips of paint scattered, some of them revealing some rust underneath. A large loss of paint of approximately 7 cm on one leg.
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