Jansen Furniture

By James Archer Abbott

Jansen furniture presents a dazzling array of chairs, tables, sofas, beds, and decorative objets by one of the 20th centuries most influential decorating houses. With clients including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, President and Mrs John Kennedy and the Shah and Shahbanou of Persia, Jansen designed custom furnishings and interiors which combined historic lavishness and hollywood glamour. Jansen employed hundreds of designers and craftsmen who created beautiful furniture for their illustrious clientele. This book presents over 600 photographs and illustrations from the company archives.