Paris Museum of Decorative Arts - Chairs Photos

The Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris displays a collection of historic chairs including the modern classics.

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Entrance of Louvre housing Musée des Arts décoratifs. Paris, France.Sgabello carved with mask & baskets of fruit from Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchairs upholstered with tapestries at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Wheelchair as leather covered armchair with reclining back & crank for motion at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Entrance of Louvre housing Musée des Arts décoratifs ( Museum of Decorative Arts). Paris, France.Sgabello (stool) carved with mask & baskets of fruit (16thC) from Venice at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchairs (1700s) upholstered with tapestries at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Wheelchair (c1700-10) as leather covered armchair with reclining back & crank for motion at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Circular chair for three in Second Empire style covered in silk damask by Benjamin Deguil & Benjamin-Paul Ramillon at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Sculpted armchair by Luigi Frullini of Florence at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Art Nouveau chaise longue for Nozal mansion by Hector Guimard of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Art Nouveau child's high chair by Jean Dampt of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Circular chair for three (Indiscret) in Second Empire style covered in silk damask (1852-70) by Benjamin Deguil & Benjamin-Paul Ramillon at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Sculpted armchair (c1875) by Luigi Frullini of Florence at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Art Nouveau chaise longue for Nozal mansion (c1903) by Hector Guimard of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Art Nouveau child's high chair (1897) by Jean Dampt of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Chair with carved backrest as basket of fruit by Paul Frédéric Follot of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchair c1912 by Louis Süe & Paul Huillard for Maison Damon et Berteaux of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chaise longue supported by deer from Jeanne Lanvin's Apt. by Armand-Albert Rateau at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Modern chair inspired by Africa by Pierre Legrain of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Chair with carved backrest as basket of fruit (c1812) by Paul Frédéric Follot of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchair c1912 by Louis Süe & Paul Huillard for Maison Damon et Berteaux of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chaise longue supported by deer (c1925) from Jeanne Lanvin's Apt. by Armand-Albert Rateau at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Modern chair inspired by Africa (c1924) by Pierre Legrain of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Reading armchair with fixed reclining back & flip up light source by Pierre Legrain at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchairs office chair with black tubular arms by René Herbst & art deco chair with aluminum arms by Charlotte Alix & Louis Sognot at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Cantilevered tubular armchair by Georges-Henri Pingusson at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchair & table of thermoformed & tempered glass by René Coulon of Paris for Saint-Gobain at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Reading armchair with fixed reclining back & flip up light source (1925-8) by Pierre Legrain at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchairs (l) office chair with black tubular arms (1927) by René Herbst & (r) art deco chair with aluminum arms (1929) by Charlotte Alix & Louis Sognot at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Cantilevered tubular armchair (1932) by Georges-Henri Pingusson at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchair & table of thermoformed & tempered glass (1937) by René Coulon of Paris for Saint-Gobain (shown Paris Expo 1937) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Series of office chairs 1930s-50s)by Jean Prouvé of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Series of office chairs 1930s-50s)by Jean Prouvé of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Collection of modern chairs at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chair by Josef Hoffmann; tubular armchair by Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe: & woven chair by Jacques Dumond at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Wooden African-style chair by Alexandre Noll at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Leather chair by Pierre Paulin from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Collection of modern chairs (1900-1962) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chair (1904) by Josef Hoffmann; tubular armchair (1927) by Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe: & woven chair (1942) by Jacques Dumond at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Wooden African-style chair (1946-7) by Alexandre Noll at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Leather chair (1952) by Pierre Paulin from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Artificial leather chair & desk by Jacques Adnet from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Amphitheater seat with writing desk by Jean Prouvé from Nancy at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Eames armchair 679 & footrest 671 by Charles & Ray Eames of USA at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchairs orange by Joe Colombo of Italy & white Tulip by Eero Saarinen from Finland at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Artificial leather chair & desk (c1950) by Jacques Adnet from France (shown Brussels EXPO 1958) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Amphitheater seat with writing desk (1952) by Jean Prouvé from Nancy at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Eames armchair 679 & footrest 671 (1956) by Charles & Ray Eames of USA at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Armchairs orange (1964) by Joe Colombo of Italy & white Tulip (1955-6) by Eero Saarinen from Finland at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Fireside chair Joker by Olivier Mourgue of France; X-chair by Peter Hvidt & Orla Molgaard-Nielsen of Denmark; & Tripod PK9 by Poul Kjaerholm of Denmark at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Bulle armchair by Christian Daninos of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Plia chair by Giancarlo Piretti of Italy & Albatross armchair by Danielle Quarante of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chair ON1 by Oscar Niemeyer of Brazil at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Fireside chair Joker (1959) by Olivier Mourgue of France; X-chair (1961) by Peter Hvidt & Orla Molgaard-Nielsen of Denmark; & Tripod PK9 (1961) by Poul Kjaerholm of Denmark at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Bulle armchair (1968 & 70) by Christian Daninos of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Plia chair (1970) by Giancarlo Piretti of Italy & Albatross armchair (1969) by Danielle Quarante of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chair ON1 (1971) by Oscar Niemeyer of Brazil at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Armchair Limande by Kwok Hoi Chan of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Easy Edges chair by Frank O. Gehry of USA at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Poltrona di Proust armchair by Alessandro Mendina of Italy surrounded by vases by 99 artists at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Three chairs by Philippe Starck of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Armchair Limande (1971) by Kwok Hoi Chan of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Easy Edges chair (1972) by Frank O. Gehry of USA at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Poltrona di Proust armchair (1979) by Alessandro Mendina of Italy surrounded by vases by 99 artists at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Three chairs by Philippe Starck of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.

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