Vintage stainless steel and brass coffee table by Jean Claude Dresse, Belgium 1970

Netherlands
€27,500.00

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About this vintage design furniture

Impressive brushed stainless steel and brass square coffee table, designed and signed by Jean Claude Dresse, Belgium, circa 1970. An extraordinary piece, crafted with great eye for proportions and detail, typical for the work of Dresse. The combination of materials such as steel and brass, have a formal yet luxurious character that emphasizes the rich appearance. The tabletop is inlayed with a unique detailed patterned mosaic composition of inlayed stainless steel and brass with a fantastic performance. The use of the same stainless-steel base makes the design a whole and creates an interesting lightness to the total look of the table. Jean Claude Dresse (1946) is a Belgian artist and designer. He graduated from the art academy in Charleroi. His interest in the visual art is clearly visible in his furniture designs as he uses artistic techniques such as mosaic and etchings. He makes use of precious metals such as brass and copper. Together with his father he was a prominent figure in the furniture business in the 1980s and he belongs to the artistic Walloon school that focussed on glamorous esthetics. When his father died and the market was more difficult, he could not continue to make the furniture on his own so he became a visual artist. In the 1970s a trend of decorative arts arised in Brussels. Key-designers were Aldo Chale, Georges Mathias, Willy Daro and Lova Creation. Their style was characterized by the use of gemstones as decorative element and the use of gold as primary color. The classical technique of etching was highly applied on their designs for coffee and cocktail tables. Reference : 262747

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Features

Length
110 cm
Height
33 cm
Depth
110 cm
Designer
DRESSE Jean Claude
Condition
Good
Style
Mid Century
Period
1970s
Origin
Belgium
Colour
Silver
Secondary colour
Golden
Main material
Stainless steel
Other material
Brass

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  • Shipped from : Netherlands
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  • Return possible: up to 14 days after delivery

About the designer

DRESSE Jean Claude

Jean Claude Dresse is a renowned designer in the field of fashion and styling. Born on July 10, 1965 in Paris, France, he developed an early interest in creation and aesthetics. Early on, he demonstrated a remarkable talent for art and design, and decided to pursue a career in the fashion industry.

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