Janine ABRAHAM (1929-2005)Lemon table, circa 1950. Rattan table of lemon shape, with magazine rack under the top. Handles worked in wicker. Very good condition. Nice honey colored patina. Some traces of wear (notably scratches on the tray) H 50cm, L 83cm, l 55cmJanine Abraham (1929-2005)Daughter of teachers from Auvergne, Janine Abraham discovered very early an attraction for drawing and wanted to become an illustrator. On the advice of her father, she entered the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. She stayed there for two years, but preferred to focus on furniture design by entering the Camondo school. She graduated top of her class in 1952 and did internships with the decorators René-Jean Caillette, where she learned about rattan, and then with Maxime Old, her former professor of contemporary decorative art.