Art Deco Iron stool. Wrought iron frame, black patina finishings with some gold leaf details. Upholstering in white, covering with COM (Customer’s Own Material) Tailor-made process allows Vosges to deal with any of your own specifications in terms of dimensions, metal finishings or upholstering comfort.


Its design is related to iron work by French designers such as Jean-Charles MoreuxRené Drouet or René Prou.

Jean-Charles Moreux was a French architect, painter, landscape designer and moreover museographer. He began his career designing purist-style houses, under the influence of the architect André Lurçat. In the 1930s, he then turned to Palladio and Ledoux  to create villas and private mansions, for which he designed the furnishings and likewise decor. Chief architect of national palaces, Moreux also designed the painting galleries of the Louvre Museum and took part in work on the Château de Rambouillet. An enlightened botanist, he created parks, terraces and further public gardens.

Born in 1899, René Drouet was a French Art Deco furniture designer. He studied at Ecolle Boulle and apprenticed under Maurice Dufrène at the Galeries Lafayette. When he opened his own studio, he specialised in the production of cast iron furniture throughout the 1940s. For table tops he often collaborated with the glass artist Max Ingrand.

René Prou was a French Art Deco designer and decorator. Recognized by major public and private commissions, he participed to the decoration of ocean liners and of luxury trains such as the Orient-Express. He also worked at the Palace of the League of Nations in Geneva, and at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

Source: Wikipedia

Photo: Thomas Hennocque