5 June 2007
CHARLOTTE PERRIAND (1903-1999)
An Exotic Wood, Lacquered Aluminum and Steel Bathroom Cabinet, 1952
manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, the handles and towel racks supplied by André Chetaille, frame most likely of local manufacture
24 3/8 in. (70 cm.) high, 63 in. (160 cm.) wide, 6¾ in. (17 cm.) deep
Bathroom, Unité d'Habitation Air France, Brazzaville.
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Paris, Galerie 54, Aménagements de l'Unité d'Habitation Air France Brazzaville par Charlotte Perriand et Jean Prouvé, November 2002-March 2003.
Charlotte Perriand designed this cabinet for the bathrooms of the ten large apartments at the Air France Unité d'Habitation in Brazzaville.
cf. J. Barsac, ed., Charlotte Perriand - Un art d'habiter, Paris, 2005, p. 330 for an example of this model.
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