Unique "Student" chair

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  • Provenance

    R 20th Century, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2006

  • Exhibited

    "Wendell Castle Wandering Forms: Works from 1959-1979," The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, October 19, 2012-February 20, 2013 and then traveled to Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, September 27, 2013-February 2, 2014

  • Literature

    Emily Evans Eerdmans, Wendell Castle, A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-2012, New York, 2014, illustrated p. 57

  • Catalogue Essay

    Please note that this chair was signed by Wendell Castle after its creation with the incorrect date of manufacture. This lot is accompanied by a letter from Wendell Castle explaining this discrepancy.

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Property from an Important American Collection

Unique "Student" chair

1961
Walnut.
36 3/4 x 14 1/2 x 19 in. (93.3 x 36.8 x 48.3 cm)
Underside incised WC 63.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

sold for $262,500

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Head of Department
+1 212 940 1265

Design

New York Auction 6 June 2018