African chair

Pierre Legrain (1889-1929)
Paris, c. 1924
Carved palm wood, back with lacquered decoration, plywood seat covered in sheep parchment
Gift of Monsieur Jean Édouard Dubrujeaud in memory of Monsieur Jacques Doucet, 1958
Inv. 38139 A
© MAD / photo: Jean Tholance

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This model was presented at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs in Paris in 1924. The set of four chairs with different lacquer decorations came from Madame Jacques Doucet’s bathroom.