Walnut And Oak Bookcase-Table "Eventail" by Eugene Printz

Rare walnut bookcase -table by Eugene Printz . The design of the " table éventail" consists of three articulated bookshelves joined by bronze hinges that form a table when closed and a bookcase when opened.. It was introduced for the first time at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs in 1928. Signed with stamp to underside ‘Eugène Printz a Paris 1928 , Made in France’. France 1928 Literature : - Printz, G. Bujon & J.-J. Dutko, éd. du Regard, Paris, 1986, pp. 116-117, 132-133, 137, 139, 249 - Mobilier et décoration -1934, « Eugène Printz meublier et architecte », H. Clouzot, Paris, pp. 411, 417, 419, 420 received no specialized academic training. It was in his father's workshop in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, which he took over following his father's death, where he learned all the secrets of the craft by making copies of antique furniture. Starting from 1920, he began modern-style research. His first personal works debuted at the International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in 1925, where he exhibited with Pierre Chareau. From 1926, he exhibited at the Salons of Decorative Artists, Autumn and Tuileries; in 1931, at the Colonial Exhibition, he presented the office of Marshal Lyautey; at the 1937 exhibition, he participated in the Pavilion of Decorative Artists and organized the lighting at the Pavilion of Light. Printz, who received numerous orders from the National Furniture and the City of Paris, has furniture in the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Decorative Arts. He created significant furniture sets for America, Mexico, England, and Belgium; he also arranged the private apartments of the Princess de La Tour d'Auvergne at the Château de Gros-Bois and the personal offices of Jeanne Lanvin in Paris.

Very good original condition , original finish re-polished .

Circa 1928