Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980
Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980

Gérard Gallet sofa for Mobilier International, France ca. 1980

Rare Sofa by Gérard Gallet (1934-1999) for Mobilier International, France, circa 1980. This sofa exemplifies the exceptional design prowess of the celebrated French decorator Gérard Gallet, famed for his bold interiors amongst the Parisian elite. A Boulle School alumnus, Gallet commenced his illustrious career at Mobilier International, leading its design office for several years before establishing his own agency in 1964. Here, he catered to an exclusive clientele, comprising private individuals, significant corporate offices, and luxury hotels, for whom he both designed spaces and created bespoke furniture pieces. Gallet's design philosophy was characterized by his innovative blending of various periods and styles into unique yet elegant compositions.
This piece is part of the prestigious French 'Mobilier National collection'. It features sleek, diamond-shaped lines that imbue it with a contemporary look, enriched with a luxurious Art Deco sensibility. The sofa has been meticulously reupholstered in high-end mohair from the Pierre Frey® collection, with its lines finely reshaped and the original metal springs tightened and ensured for longevity. It offers unparalleled comfort, a testament to its exceptional craftsmanship and design. Marked with the original labels, this sofa is in excellent condition, presenting a rare opportunity to own a piece of design history by Gérard Gallet.

DIMENSIONS: W 188 x D 91 x H 69 / SH 39 cm