Charlotte Perriand – Banquette « Japon »

Charlotte Perriand
Two legs polished steel structure, wooden slatted seat and backrest, original cushions upholstered with Simone Prouvé fabric

Provenance: Private residence of the Japan ambassador in France, Paris

This model of settee has for origin a first model realized by Charlotte Perriand in 1941, for her first exhibition Selection, Tradition, Creation in the Takashimaya stores, in Tokyo. Made of bamboo, it had a flexible structure, a mode of creation that Charlotte Perriand will exploit a lot on other models as her lounge chair, also made for this first exhibition. This second model in metal will be a unique piece.

C. 1966


H 73 CM / 28.7 in.

W 143 CM / 56.3 in.

D 80 CM / 31.5 in.

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