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Jean Gillon Jangada Leather and Rosewood Sling Chair with Ottoman

$19,950.00

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Description

Jean Gillon, Jangada Armchair, rosewood, nylon rope, leather, Brazil, 1968.

This robust and hefty armchair is designed by Jean Gillon. The originality of this Jangada Armchair comes from the concept of the body being captured by the piece of furniture, which is constructed with a nylon mesh that resembles a fishing net. These details, the mesh but also the horizontal elements on top of the armrests result in a machine-like strong object. The legs are all thick and sturdy and tapered towards the end. On various places, the vertical elements are connected with horizontal slats.

Jean Gillon (1919-2007) was borne in Romania where he studied at the School of Fine Arts and Architecture. In 1956 he emigrated to Brazil where he established himself as an interior architect, industrial designer, and artist. In 1961 he founded the Cidam Furniture Factory. Here he completed his lines of furniture and decoration objects. From 1964 he became well known in the international market.

Literature:
– Móvel. Brasileiro Moderno. Brasil: FGV Projectos, 2012, p. 255.

Jangada Armchair: 35″ Wide x 41″ Deep x 32.75″ Height (13″ seat height, 22″ arm height)
Ottoman: 26.5″ Wide x 17.25″ Deep x 14.5″ High

This Jean Gillon Jangada Armchair and ottoman were completely disassembled and each piece of rosewood was stripped, sanded and refinished in multiple coats of hand-buffed finishing oil. Every dowel was also oiled and detailed before reassembly. Both frames are now rock solid and special care was given to each joint to ensure rigidity. The original netting was inspected and brushed clean. Of course, all of this was in addition to the new leather upholstery. Our team decided to go with a slightly under-stuffed and minimalist look to the cushions to allow more visibility to the stunning rosewood frame. The leather has a slightly rustic, marbled caramel earth tone that compliments the netting and frame. The button tufting pattern we chose adds a subtle tailored look in accordance to the overall atmosphere of this rare and iconic chair.

35" Wide x 41" Deep x 32.75" Height
Restored with refinished wood and new leather upholstery

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