Pair of Modern French Easy Chairs
Late 20th century
Walnut, brass, velvet
26 1/2″ wide x 31 1/2″ deep x 31″ high (seat height 18 1/2″)
This elegant pair come from a Paris apartment designed by Paul Fortune. Inspired by the French designers of the mid-20th century, such as Jacques Quinet and Maison Jansen, who themselves were re-interpreting neoclassical profiles and proportions. The tapered walnut front legs end in brass sabots. Seat cushions are down-filled.