Pierre Chapo S01A stools pair in elm wood France 1962






Pierre Chapo

France, 1927 – 1987
Designer, craftsman

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Wonderful pair of S01A stools designed by Pierre Chapo and made in his own atelier in France in 1962. Pierre Chapo modernized the farm stool with a reinterpretation of its traditional design. The S01 keeps the robust and rustic look of the original form, but Chapo added a streamlined style and assembled the seating sections together. The stools have a square thick top with a rounded and inclined edge. On the sides of the seat the typical wood joints are visible, which were similar to how Charlotte Perriand used them in her designs. Super nice and versatile piece that can be put anywhere in your space, whether it serves as a stool, small table or nightstand. In very good original condition. Priced and sold individually.


Kindly note that the table, benches and chairs came from the same home and are not included in this listing but can be purchased here/here/here.


Literature; Pierre Chapo A Modern Craftsman Magen H Gallery 2017, page 183


The work of Chapo combines ancient woodworking skill and tradition with a contemporary approach. In designing his distinguished pieces, Solid oak, elm, teak and ash were mainly used. After graduating from the Parisian École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in architectural studies, he travelled through Scandinavia, Central America and the United States.


After returning to the French capital, he opened his own gallery in 1958 on boulevard de l’Hôpital 14, where among other artists mainly his and Isamu Noguchi’s creations were on display. In 1960, he received a gold medal from the city of Paris as a token of appreciation for his contributions to the city. Pierre Chapo is for sure one of the best designers from French soil, clearly to be seen at his architectural designs and craftsmanship.

Designer: Pierre Chapo
Type: S01A
Manufacturer: Atelier Chapo
Year: 1962
Country: France
Materials: Elmwood
Condition: Very good, original
Height: 45 cm
Width: 29 cm
Depth: 29 cm
Item nr: PF22SE124

Holland / Belgium: € Free
Europe: € 75 - 150
Outside Europe: € 150 - 250

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