A rare sideboard designed by Guillerme et Chambron, manufactured in France, circa 1950.
Made of high quality oak with a beautiful rustic style and ceramics inlay in the side and top. The ceramics have beautiful, decorative patterns that add a unique touch to the impressive piece. The other eye-catching feature is that this sideboard has a door on the side, revealing several shelves for extra storage space and a unique finishing touch. The sliding doors in the fron reveal more strage space and shelves, and above it an open storage / showcase unit. This appealing combination of materials, design and art are guaranteed to draw the attention in your decor!
The sideboard remains in very good vintage condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
Robert Guillerme is based in Lille, in the North of France. He majored in 1934 from École Boulle where he excelled in architecture and furniture design. In 1948, Jacques Chambron and his family leave Paris and come to live in Lille. Guillerme and Chambron met Émile Dariosecq, owner of a woodworking shop and in 1949 the company Votre Maison was born. Guillerme designs furniture, Chambron decorates the home, deal with the clients and successfully convince them to adopt their new design ideas. Dariosecq dedicates himself to the manufacture. Together, they define and impose a new furniture concept. Creativity, originality, very quickly the style of Votre Maison is known as quality furniture for everyday life. With harmony and consistency, Robert Guillerme therefore strives to create models of buffets, tables, chairs and armchairs that will be manufactured in small series. Wood, leather, ceramics, fabrics, his creations are felt as sincere and authentic. In the 1970s, Hervé Chambron, son of Jacques Chambron, joined the company Votre Maison. Also graduated from l ‘ Ecole Boulle, he assisted Robert Guillerme. In 1983 he developed his own creations when Jacques Chambron and Robert Guillerme retired. Today, Robert Guillerme creations are one of the references in the furniture of the 1950s-1970s. In Europe and in North America a new audience discovers them.