Set of 9 Pin Constructed Balloon Back Dining Chairs By Maison Jansen

Formal & Classic  Furniture 
Item #101-2492




Circa 1950s
Fine Set of 9 Pin Constructed, original paint decorated, Dining-room Chairs. Comprising 2 arm chairs and 7 side chairs. Pierced splat balloon backs on fluted legs. The frame wonderfully distressed in an off white paint decorated finish with red velour seat covers. One of the finest set from this highly sought after designer. Can buy as many as one pair or all 9. Arm chairs 38″ H. Side chairs 37″ H. This piece is accompanied by a letter of Authentication from James Archer Abbott, Author of ‘Designing Camelot: the Kennedy White House Restoration’ as well as both Jansen Furniture Books. James Archer Abbott serves as Director and Curator of Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library, one of two museums owned and operated by the university. Mr. Abbott’s publications include the following exhibition catalogs: Visions of Washington Irving: Selections from the Collections of Historic Hudson Valley (co-author, 1991), Classical to 19th century America: The Influence of Berry Tracy on the Historical Interior (1994); and A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Stéphane Boudin (1995). Mr. Abbott co-wrote with Elaine Rice a further exploration of the Kennedy White House décor, entitled Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration, which was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in 1998. In 2006, he completed a well-received history of the international design firm Jansen (1880-1989), entitled “JANSEN,” and published by Acanthus Press, LLC. This was followed by a companion volume, “JANSEN Furniture,” published in spring 2007.


Arm chairs 38″ H. Side chairs 37″ H.

Seat height – 18 inches

Price: $11,500

Number of Items: 9

Reference Number: 101-2492

Condition: Good

Wear: Wear is consistent with age and use.

Height: 38 inches

Width: 22 inches

Depth: 20 inches

Style: NA

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