Luigi Saccardo for Maison Jansen, Round Dining Table, 1970
Round pedestal dining table, designed by the italian designer Luigi Saccardo for french renowned Maison Jansen, in the seventie’s. The base is made of four brushed stainless steel plates, pressed to form a cross. This rare version has a top in white Carrara marble. In excellent condition.Dimensions : 51,18 x 27,95 inches (130 x 71 centimeters).
Founded in 1880 in Paris, Maison Jansen was during a hundred years the most important international house of decoration. It counted among its clients the grandest artistic figures, political and socialites of their time, like Jacqueline Kennedy for the White House, the Shah of Iran or the Duc and Duchesse of Windsor. Powered by the grand decorators working for the house , such as Stphane Boudin, « le got Jansen » flourished after the Second World War. The most beautiful apartments of the time have been entrusted to Maison Jansen, like the one whose contents we are selling today.