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Maison Gatti Chairs

At over $700 a chair, Maison Gatti chairs are currently out of my price range. So while I save my pennies, I've been ogling the collections on their site. Maison Gatti are the ubiquitous French bistro chairs and have been handmade since 1920. I never tire of shooting them, and just when I think I've seen every design, I spot a new one like the ones above. I started an inspiration pin board, here. I really want those barstools!


Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Lindsay @ Acrylics and Icing

Agh! I’d KILL for a set of barstools like these! Unfortunately I think they’d cost more than all my appliances combined!

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by ALISON

Have you seen these, a less expensive knockout that looks pretty good. http://www.serenaandlily.com/Furnishings/Furniture-Chairs-Mushroom-Riviera-Arm-Chair

Love. love, love your Paris photos! I would love to see similar series for NYC.

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Milsters

I love those bistro chairs!! I didn’t realise they were a specific design. I always love your photos of them, btw!



Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Ann Mah

I LOVE these bistro chairs — and at Café Varenne in the 7e, they have a gorgeous long Maison Gatti banquette in a soft grey. I dream of having one in my sprawling Left Bank apartment (all after I win the lottery, of course). In the meantime, I hope to find a couple of those little low stools at a flea market one day.

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Friday links « Whitbull

[…] One day I will own a set of these chairs […]

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Susan

Oh awesome, I’ll check out your board. I also hope to afford them someday…classics!

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Nichole

The banquettes are so cool! I will own four of these chairs one day, even if I have to buy them one at a time!

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Nichole

Those are really close!

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by l o v e l y t h i n g s

I never get tired of these chairs…or your photos of them. At $700 a chair I think I will have to keep my pottery barn knock off ones from about 15 years ago that I’ve painted about 10 times and just enjoy your photos!

Jul 20, 2014 • Posted by Annick

Thank you for your blog, unfortunately few images you are showing are not French Bistro Chairs by Maison Gatti, they are counter-feeting, like the one “banquette & French Bistro Chairs”, and the one around the table with a weave Navy and white.
Best regards

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