"Coquelicot" (Poppy) Chair

Maker: Louis Majorelle

Origin: French


Year: circa 1900


An important and extremely rare French Art Nouveau carved wood and tooled leather "Pavot" (poppy) side chair by, Louis Majorelle with intricately carved poppy bud ends and retaining its original tooled leather and nailhead upholstery further decorated with blossoming poppies.

circa 1899

An similar example is in the permanent collection in Musée de l'Ecole de Nancy in Nancy, France

"Majorelle Un Art De Vivre Moderne" ©2009 Ville de Nancy Publishers: text by, Roselyne Bouvier and Valérie Thomas pg.181

"Majorelle" by, Roselyne Bouvier ©1991 pg. 177