Installation view of A Specific Eye: Seven Collections, March 4 – April 6, 2019
Installation view of The Voice of Things, January 24 – February 23, 2019
Chaise à Palmette, 1981
Lacquered wood, caned seat
35.04 H x 22.44 x 16.93 inches
89 H x 57 x 43 cm
Seat height: 18 inches (45.72 cm)
Limited Edition Pierre Paulin SARL
Manufactured by Ségransan
Inscribed and numbered: "Pierre Paulin 005"
Inscribed "MOBILIER NATIONAL/A.R.C."
This design and related works were prototyped by independent craftsmen at the Mobilier National's Atelier de Recherche et de Creation. Originally planned as a series of unique pieces, these models were also produced as a signed and numbered limited edition by Pierre Paulin SARL and then later by Artcurial in 1988 as a signed limited edition.
Collection of Marc Lebailly, Paris
This model and other works from this series were exhibited at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 1983.
Descendre, Nadine. Pierre Paulin: L'Homme et l'Oeuvre. Paris, Èditions Albin Michel, 2014, p. 186. Print.
Geel, Catherine, et al. Pierre Paulin: Designer. Paris, Archibooks, 2008, p. 248. Print.