Offered by Galerie Origines
Art Deco - Art Nouveau - Ceramics and Slip
Blackened wood and mahogany throne-chair, inlaid with pewter, with a curved seat base and solid armrests on a lateral base with four small columns on each foot and a disc back covered with parchment, silk trimmings.
The backrest support bars are high columns with a copper ring with embossed decoration on one side and a small round plate with a fringed edge and a copper background on the other. The backrest is held in place by trimmings on both columns.
Armrests fringed with passementerie on both sides.
- de Vecchi & Cie, Fabrica Italiana Mobili Artistici catalogue, "Gia C. Bugatti & C", Milano, sofa model referenced under n° 336.
- Musée d'Orsay, catalogue "Carlo Bugatti au musée d'Orsay", Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 2001, model referenced on a period photographic archive, no. 8-53, reproduced, p. 97.