Bookcase in oak

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Designer

André Sornay (1902 - 2000)

Description

Bookcase in oak with brass nails and solid oak.


Height : 29.9 inches
Length : 36.6 inches

Depth : 13.4 inches


C.1935

André Sornay developed his first patent in 1932: the concept of “cloutage” that evokes aeroplane rivets. This new assembly technique involved attaching veneered panels onto a structure using small nails (“clous”). The alignment of these nails became both an element of decoration and a trademark. This patent led to the manufacture of limited series of furniture that remained financially accessible.