Set of twelve dining chairs

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  • Provenance

    Samuel Adolph and Margaret Valentine Lewisohn, New York, circa 1930
    Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 17, 1939, lot 426 (partial)
    William Henry Vanderbilt III
    Thence by descent
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1970s

  • Literature

    Augusta Owen Patterson, "The Decorative Arts," Town & Country, June 15, 1930, illustrated pp. 67, 69
    Sarah D. Coffin and Stephen Harrison, The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s, exh. cat., Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York and Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 2017, p. 318

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Property from a San Francisco Collection

Set of twelve dining chairs

circa 1930
Birds-eye maple and satinwood-veneered wood, fabric upholstery.
Each armchair: 39 1/8 x 23 1/4 x 23 1/2 in. (99.4 x 59.1 x 59.7 cm)
Each side chair: 38 7/8 x 19 3/8 x 20 1/8 in. (98.7 x 49.2 x 51.1 cm)

Comprising 2 armchairs and 10 side chairs.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

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New York Auction 17 December 2019