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$ 5,600

Pair Armchair Warren McArthur Rare Model with Hidden Ashtrays

Documentation Ample Provenance
Documentation Notes Documented model
Origin United States
Period 1920-1949
Materials aluminum and upholstry
W. 26 in; H. 18 in; D. 25 in; H.2. 33.5 in;
W. 66.04 cm; H. 45.72 cm; D. 63.5 cm; H.2. 85.09 cm;
Condition Good. Minor bends to stretchers. Surface wear to frames from age and use. Upholstery is clean and free of tears but with some wrinkles and slightly misshaped on the top of the back support as shown. The foam is good.
Creation Date 1930s
Description A pair of metal armchairs designed by Warren McArthur (1885-1961) and made by Warren McArthur Corporation for Chrysler headquarter in Chicago between 1946-1948. These chairs feature spun aluminum metal frame, simple and chic with an industrial flair. They exemplify the practical beauty of American Bauhaus and Art Deco influence. The model is uncommon and features pull-out ashtrays hidden within each arm.
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Bauhaus, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 337926
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