Art Deco Signed Printemps Cubist Desk and Bookcase
Early 20th Century, 1910-20's, Paris, France.
Rare and important collector's office suite.
Attributed to Marcel Guillemard
"GRAND MAGASINS DU PRINTEMPS"
This suite was a custom commission from the Primavera Design Studio
at Paris' premier department store, Au Printemps.
Features four unique exotic wood inlays featuring the Sciences;
including compass', square, triangle,
a world globe, stars and the moon, a telescope and more.
This suite would be ideal for a
Architect, Scientist, Freemason Enthusiast
or collector of very rare furniture.
Both pieces have carved sleek bun feet and ebonized edge trim.
Both the desk and bookcase break
down for easy transport and assembly.
The desk has a good
sized work surface and is open from both sides if you need a small partner's
The lower cabinets have key locking doors with 4 inside pull outs on each side
(8 in total).
Reverse side of desk is void of decoration, the inlay is only on the side with
The bookcase features
both open and enclosed storage/bookshelves.
Four key locking side cabinets, with the original keys.
Interior side cabinets (upper) have adjustable shelves inside.
Lower cabinet has left and right key locking compartments, ideal for portable
A center bank of 3 wide drawers can store larger flat items and office supplies.
Original bronze drawer pulls with patina intact.
Bookcase: 6' High, 16-18" Deep, 5'-6" Wide.
Desk Top: 55" X 32".
Condition: Both pieces in Very
good (near) original condition with only the desktop
restored with a French polished finish, by Diego Valotti of Old World French
ITEM # ADFOF1 : Price: $ 32,000.
(please note, the chair shown above is not included
and has since been sold, see below for an alternate option.)
Optional Chairs that could be used with this suite:
French Art Moderne Arm Chair or Desk
In the manner of Leleu
Circa 1940's, France
Overscale French desk chair
ebonized wood frame
and new tan ultra suede upholstery.
Ideal for use with a desk, console
table in an entryway, or as an occasional chair.
French Art Deco Occasional
Circa 1930, France.
Barrel Style Black Lacquer Chair.
Open arms with upholstered seat
and back in a new, rich crème leather.
Item # FADCC48
American Art Deco Desk / Office Chair
Circa 1940’s, Detroit, Michigan
Bold and solid carved oak desk chair.
Original labels intact, see pictures
Gregory Mayer & Thom Company,
Office outfitters, Detroit, Michigan.
Item # FADCC168