The story behind Twenty First Gallery in New York dates back over 20 years. This remarkable space is known world wide by the likes o interior designers, collectors and private clients who know founder and director Mr. Vuaillat, from his days back at the Serpette flea market in Paris. Pieces on display at the gallery are predominantly European, with Mr. Vuaillat keeping a close relationship with his fellow French creatives, Twenty First Gallery’s selection of pieces can be found in interiors all around the world, from Los Angeles, through Gstaadm, and all the way to Hong Kong. In this article, MCT looks at their current selection of console tables which take many forms and styles.
The Sonate console table was designed back in 2005 by Hubert Le Gall. It’s elegant form is complimented with simple finishes: High gloss lacquer surface. and gold leaf base. Available in 3 lenghts – 90 to 180cm – this limited edition piece ensures a timeless character in terms of design and quality.
The GK console is a remarkable piece of furniture, where the artist Erwan Boulloud resorted to using steel and concrete in a geometric patchwork on the console table’s surface. The GK is a unique piece and was designed in 2009.
Consertina cosole table by Julian Mayor – Made from polished stainless steel to achieve a mirror effect. Welded joints in original burnt / oxidized form, portraying character and genuineness.
Cage small console by Anne & Vincent Corbiere, made from patinated bronze and iron, with a French walnut table top. Here is is pictured with the Zaza lamp, also found on 21stgallery.com.
This modern console table, made from steel, is highly expressive and features a wide range of geometric forms. Designed by fellow French designer Mathilde Penicaud, the Console, is made to a limited edition of 3, and comes signed an dated.
The Roseau is a gorgeous wall supported console table is made from stone, and patinated bronze to a limited edition of 8.
The Steel console sees a modern and well developed take on the industrial aesthetic movement. Made from torch-cut steel, with impressive precision, it comes in mirror modules, and signed by the artist – Bernar Venet.