‘Zebrano’ desk and its armchair

Jean Royère (1902-1981)

'Zebrano' desk and its armchair
circa 1936

Exceptional desk and its armchair in zebrano veneered, circa 1936. Seven drawers with chrome handles, the desk presents a large top with an integrated light. The armchair is upholstered with cow leather. This set was executed for the « Salon des Artistes Décorateurs » in 1936 in Paris. Label « Gouffé à Paris » (maker of Jean Royère). This model, probably unique piece, is the one reproduced on the documentation.

Desk : Desktop height 72 cm (28 1⁄4 in) - Total height 91,5 cm (36 in) - Width 200 cm (78 3⁄4 in) - Depth 100 cm (39 1⁄4 in)
Armchair : Height 70 cm (27 1⁄2 in) - Seat height 49 cm (19 1⁄2 in) - Width 55 cm (21 3⁄4 in) - Depth 53 cm (20 3⁄4 in)

Literature
- Archives de Jean Royère
- « Mobilier et décoration », juin 1936
- « Art et décoration », mai-juin 1936
- « Le style des années 30 à 50 », Yvonne Brunhammer, Baschet et Cie éditeurs, 1987, p67.

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