French midcentury steel, leather and rattan daybed

Jacques Adnet

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French midcentury steel, leather and rattan daybed, Jacques Adnet

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Daybed in steel, leather and rattan designed by Jacques Adnet and manufactured by the "Compagnie des Arts Français". The frame that supports the mattress, mattress and cushions were installed in presentation. They are not sold with the set. The dimensions of the frame and mattress can be adapted to your needs and are given as an indication. These are the dimensions of our sample presentation.

Designer: Jacques Adnet
Manufacturer: Compagnie Des Arts Français
Date of manufacture: circa 1950
H 31.5 in. x W 80.71 in. x D 39.38 in.
H 80 cm x W 205 cm x D 100 cm

Jacques Adnet
French midcentury steel, leather and rattan daybed
Photos copyright Ludovic Vandenweghe for

Jacques Adnet


Jacques Edouard Jules Adnet was born in Châtillon-Coligny France in 1900 and died in the 16tharrondissement of Paris in 1984.

Architect and decorator, he begins his exceptional career with his twin brother, Jean and later joins Maurice Dufrène before taking direction of “La compagnie des Arts français” founded in 1919 by Süe and Mare.


La “compagnie des Arts Français”, before the arrival of Adnet was a “traditional” oriented company … Adnet converts it into a much more modernist society and surrounds itself with many artists such as Dufy, Léger, Pascin, Chagall and numerous decorators, Jourdain, Charlotte Perriand, René Gabriel, Alexandre Noll, Serge Mouille et Paul Jouve.

During the thirties, Adnet starts to work with glass and metal.He designs a lot of piece of furniture and accessories, Side tables, Coat racks, chairs, desks… In 1950 Hermes hire him to design a beautiful mirror with leather belts, Adnet is particularly well known for his metal creations covered with leather finished and sellier stitching. Adnet’s designs are synonymous with comfort and elegance and remain today an incredible modernity.

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