This beyond beautiful Art Deco period French writing table by Maison Dominique was designed by the French duo André Domin (1883-1962) & Marcel Genevrière (1885-1967), better known as Dominique.
Entirely veneered in precious woods, showing inlaid angular parquetry on top- boasts two capacious cabinets with doors flanking a large knee-hole area, an open shelf unit on the left side for plenty of storage space, furthermore the niches that open on the apron offer more space for documents, books or magazines storage.
The stunning design of this vintage corner vanity table and desk is enriched by an additional removable compartment placed on the desk top, this two doors shelf unit opens to reveal a letterbox or glove compartment and can also serve as a convenient shelf or support surface thanks to its wide triangular shaped top. This stunning corner executive desk or angular writing table is fitted with original handles, knobs, locks and working key in silver-colored chromed metal with sophisticated geometrical shapes typical of the Art Deco period. An Art Deco desk that is an example of high cabinetry, the two side compartments with door are finished at the top with a rounded shape and embellished with geometric inserts of small silver metal strips that are also repeated on the feet. A quirky design piece of furniture of very high quality and craftsmanship.
This French one of a kind veneer bureau features two embossed brand marks “Dominique Paris” behind. The desk is in perfect structural condition and in quite overall perfect condition showing only a minor wood dimple on the left side as showed in the last picture that can be restored on request. Professional hand French polish that gives this corner writing table a lavish glossy the appearance and enhances the wonderful wood grain and flamed color.
This high end French design vintage piece can also serve as striking writing table, corner vanity table, vanity desk, small bureau, ladies desk, entry table, small cabinet, as a bespoke item in a bedroom, home office or study The decorating firm of Dominique was established in 1922 at 104 Faubourg Saint-Honore, Paris. Co-founded by Andre Domin, a self-taught artist, and Marcel Genevriere, a trained architect, the partnership got off to a resounding and rapid start. Within a year they were advertising a wide range of carpets, fabrics, furniture, and wrought iron.
Dominique’s enduring designs are characterized by rectilinear lines paired with smooth curves to accommodate the human form. The duo preferred materials such as precious woods, bronze, and copper inlay. Their furniture design was characterized by simplicity and dignity.