RAYMOND SUBES (1891-1970)

Curule chair, c. 1925

Curule seat with wrought iron legs and hammered taking the form of scrolls, joined by a strut. Seat entirely covered with original leather, braided in checkerboard and lateral bangs.

H 50,8 - L 45 - P 42 cm (H 20 - W 17.7 - D 16.5 in)


Model exposed at the 1925 Exhibition in Paris


Denoiville (George), "Raymond Subes; Ferronnier", Mobilier et Décoration, September 1925, pp. 183-189, model quoted beside the other realizations of Subes in the Pavilion of the Architects of the Exhibition of 1925 in the following way p. 189: "In this same pavilion, a cover radiator of an extreme smoothness of conception, and two seats in X, typical".
Yvonne Brunhammer " Arts Décoratifs des Années 20 ", Éditions Seuil - Regard, Paris 1991, model rep. p. 104, in the section of the Architects graduates to the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris 1925 on a period photograph.