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1988 (made)
Place of origin

Three-legged chair, steel with acetylene torch decoration.

Object details

Object type
TitleParis (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Waxed sheet steel
Brief description
'Paris' chair designed by André Dubreuil, 1988
Physical description
Three-legged chair, steel with acetylene torch decoration.
  • Height: 92cm
  • Width: 58cm
  • Depth: 45cm
Gallery label
CHAIR: PARIS Designed by André Dubreuil (French, born 1951) Made by André Dubreuil and Dubreuil Decorative Arts, London, Great Britain, 1988 Waxed sheet steel with acetylene torch decoration Given by the designer W.8-1989 Dubreuil's furniture is deliberately ornamental in character, in response to what the designer perceived as the 'minimal and boring' character of most modern furniture. No two 'Paris' chairs are alike, each one being made to order and individually decorated with the flame of an acetylene torch.
Credit line
Given by the designer
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Record createdFebruary 8, 2008
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