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Louis Majorelle "Aux Pins" Armchair


This French Art Nouveau "Aux Pins," or "Pine Trees," armchair, by Louis Majorelle, features elongated, angled legs, a c-curve rounded back that becomes shallow in height towards the front of the composition, and carved vignettes depicting pine cones at the junctures of the arms.

Customization: The chair is currently upholstered in a patterned dusty rose fabric, but can be reupholstered in any colorway of your choosing upon request—we have shown a variety of colorways here as examples.

*Please allow minimum 4 weeks for custom upholstery.*

Color: Patterned Dusty Rose

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Item #: F-1474
Artist: Louis Majorelle
Country: France
Circa: 1905
Dimensions: 31.75" height, 23.75" width, 24.75" depth 
Materials: Walnut wood, Patterned dusty rose upholstery (chair may be reupholstered upon request, please contact us for additional information)
Literature: Similar armchair appears in Majorelle - Nancy: décorations d'intérieurs: meubles, tentures, bronzes, ferronneries (the 1906 Majorelle catalogue as Cabinet de Travail “Les Pins”); Similar armchair also pictured in The Paris Salons, 1895-1910, Volume III: Furniture, by Alastair Duncan, Antique Collectors’ Club, Publishers, p. 407

The pine cones, which appear in appealing naturalistic detail here, were a favorite and recurring motif in Louis Majorelle's naturalist vocabulary.