Raoul GUYS French Mid-century Rattan Magazine Rack, 1960s

FRENCH MID-CENTURY MAGAZINE RACK - Ref 03511

by Raoul GUYS

France, 1960s

RATTAN/WICKER & IRON

Height : 14.4"(36.5cm), Width : 18.5"(47cm), Depth : 7.9"(20cm)

A few wicker cuts

Good condition


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Raoul Guys was a Parisian decorator who produced furniture typical of the style of the 50s. The structure of his quality furniture uses bent metal rods and lacquered with a wicker trim or with large cushions. The metal wire bases often have hairpin legs and are lacquered in black or color. Raoul Guys also used plywood as a table top, sometimes covered with a colored formica. Airborne produced his seats similar to the famous Papillon armchair by Hardoy . His clean, minimalist style is very similar to that of Mathieu Matégot. Its assumed that Guys worked with Matégot, who exhibited his tapestries in Guys' Galleries. Raoul Guys owned a Parisian boutique called "La Brouette", where he sold his rattan furniture, lighting and metalware