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date: 12 December 2019

Sornay, Andrélocked

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1902; died 2000.

Cabinet maker, designer, painter, draughtsman. Furniture.

Art Deco.

School of Lyons.

André Sornay was very much at ease with Art Deco forms, but he also excelled in the functionalist style of the 1960s. His 'golden age' was in the 1930s when he developed a new method of assembling veneers. Sornay was one of the last Art Deco cabinet-makers, 'rediscovered' at auction in ...

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