Pair of Raymond Subes Andirons, circa 1930, France
Pair of Raymond Subes Andirons. Cast iron. Circa 1930, France. Very good vintage condition. Raymond Subes (1893 – 1970) is one of the most renowned French metalworkers of the Art Deco period. Subes was a former student of the Boulle School and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Décoratifs. He received much work through government commissions including a large number of ocean liners including L’Ile de France in1927, L ‘Atlantique in 1931, Le Normandie in 1962, Le Liberté in 1950, and Le France in 1962. Subes’ initial work was in wrought iron, occasionally bronze and copper. Later in his career, by the 1930s, Subes added aluminium and oxidized or lacquered steel to his designs.
Height: 13 in. (33.02 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm)