Cansado, Mauritania, Africa Mahogany, lacquered metal frame W 189 x D 70 x H 13 cm
Upholstery / mattress + bolster W 189 x D 70 x H 14 cm
Low bench in mahogany slats and black lacquered metal frame, made for and used in the African town of Cansado, Mauritania. Produced by Steph Simon. Clear lines and straightforward yet well-proportioned appearance and simplistic sophistication. The mattress and bolster are not original, newly upholstered at some point in time and sold as a set. The bench is a fitting choice to furnish as bench, daybed or coffee table.
Provenance: Cansado, Mauritania, Africa. Produced by Steph Simon, France.
Literature: Jacques Barsac, Charlotte Perriand, Un Art d'Habiter, 1903-1959, Paris, 2005, p. 403, 430, 440 for similar models