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Louis Majorelle "Pommes de Pins" Walnut Armchair


This walnut armchair by Louis Majorelle, also called the "Pommes de Pins," or "Pinecone" armchair, features legs serving as a marvelous signature of its maker. The well-known French Art Nouveau trick, by which Louis Majorelle created a turnicated, twisting effect in the extremities of his furniture, are seen in this chair with the motif repeated several times, as the columns supporting the gracefully-sloping open sides of the armchair excitingly showcase the same effect.

Customization: The chair back and seat are currently upholstered in an olive green velvet fabric, but can be reupholstered in any colorway of your choosing upon requestwe have shown a variety of colorways here as examples.

*Please allow minimum 4 weeks for custom upholstery.*

Color: Olive Green

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Item #: F-17208
Artist: Louis Majorelle
Circa: 1910
Dimensions: 30.5" height, 22" width, 24" depth (each)
Materials: Walnut wood, Olive green velvet upholstery (chair may be reupholstered upon request, please contact us for additional information)
Literature: Armchair pictured in Majorelle: Une Aventure Moderne, by Roselyne Bouvier, Paris: La Bibliothèque des Arts, 1991, p. 118, plate 120

This model of armchair was one of Madam Majorelle's favorite designs, and was actually the style that was used in the bed chamber of Madam Majorelle herself.