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  • Provenance

    Mrs. Edmund J. Kahn, Dallas
    Gifted to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1983

  • Literature

    Paul T. Frankl, Space For Living: Creative Interior Decoration and Design, New York, 1938, pp. 25, 39, 81,105 for similar examples
    J. Stewart Johnson, American Modern 1925-1940: Design for a New Age, New York, 2000, p. 138 for a similar example
    Christopher Long, Paul T. Frankl and Modern American Design, New Haven 2007, pp. 92, 105 for a similar example
    John Stuart Gordon, A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920-1950, New Haven, 2011, p. 319, cat. no. 218 for a similar example
    Wendy Kaplan, ed., Living in a Modern Way: California Design 1930-1965, exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Cambridge, 2011, p. 79

PROPERTY FROM THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON

235

“Speed” chair and ottoman

designed circa 1935
Fabric, metal and rubber casters.
Armchair: 26 x 35 3/4 x 40 1/2 in. (66 x 90.8 x 102.9 cm)
Ottoman: 15 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (39.4 x 80 x 57.2 cm)

Produced by Frankl Galleries, Los Angeles, California.

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $25,000

Contact Specialist
Meaghan Roddy
Head of Sale
New York
+ 1 212 940 1266

Design

New York Auction 17 December 2014 11am