Arthur Espenet Carpenter - Design New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Michael A. Stone, Contemporary American Woodworkers, Salt Lake City, 1986, p. 84; Patricia Conway and Jon Jensen, Art for Everyday: the New Craft Movement, New York, 1990, p. 262; Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Gerald W.R. Ward and Kelly H. L’Ecuyer, The Maker’s Hand: American Studio Furniture 1940-1990, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2003, p. 45; Kathleen Hannah, "A Straightforward Desire for Utility: An Interview with Furniture Maker Arthur Espenet Carpenter," Archives of American Art Journal, no. 43, 2003, p. 33; Jo Lauria and Suzanne Baizerman, California Design: the Legacy of West Coast Craft and Style, San Francisco, 2005, p. 74; Todd Merrill and Julie V. Iovine, Modern Americana: Studio Furniture from High Craft to High Glam, New York, 2008, p. 73


"Wishbone" chair

Black walnut, leather.
31 1/2 in. (80 cm.) high
 Underside incised with "Espenet 8817" and "Brown."

$8,000 - 12,000 


9 June 2010
New York