Posted 7 years ago
jean gilon - italma wood art - jacaranda rosewood - tobacco pot
designer: jean gillon
manufacturer: italma wood art industria brasileira
modell: tobacco pot / humidor ca. 1960
material: jacaranda rosewood and cork
brazilian jacaranda wood is an exotic wood which is also considered rosewood.
jean gilon (1919-2007) brazilian furniture designer, born in romania
guilon studied fine arts in Iassi and took in 1942 an architecture degree in bucharest.
in 1956 he moved to brazil and in 1958 he founded italma wood art industria brasileira which produced furniture and household objects from brazilian hardwoods.