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Daybed

Daybed

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Süe, Louis, born 1875 - died 1968 (designer)
    Mare, Andre, born 1887 - died 1932 (designer)
    Compagnie des Arts Francaise (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rosewood and printed velour upholstery

  • Museum number:

    W.18-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rosewood and printed velour upholstery (reproduced from photograph of original fabric). The back sculpted in a volute form, bottom carved with tassel. Carved legs with chinoiserie feet.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1910-1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Süe, Louis, born 1875 - died 1968 (designer)
Mare, Andre, born 1887 - died 1932 (designer)
Compagnie des Arts Francaise (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Rosewood and printed velour upholstery

Dimensions

Height: 101 cm, Width: 78 cm, Depth: 128 cm approx., Height: 42 cm seat height

Object history note

Purchased by the V&A in 1980, from Messrs. Foulke Lewis [80/446].

Historical context note

This is a characteristic example of the work of the famous partnership of the architect Louis Süe and the painter André Mare.

Descriptive line

French 1920-5 des. Sue et Mare

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Arti d'Oggi, Bestetti e Tumminelli, Milan, 1925.
Mobilier et Decoration, November 1932
Mobilier 1900-1925, Massin, Paris, 1977.

Labels and date

DAY BED
Designed by Louis Süe (French, 1875-1968) and Andre Mare (French, 1887-1932)
Made by the Compagnie des Arts Francaise, Paris
Rosewood and printed velour upholstery (reproduced from photograph of original fabric)
Before 1925

W.18-1980 [1989-2006]

Materials

Rosewood

Techniques

Upholstering

Categories

Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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