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$ 56,000

Rare Pair of Walnut Captain Chair by Wharton Esherick

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes signed and dated
Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials walnut and leather
W. 23 in; H. 31 in; D. 22 in;
W. 58.42 cm; H. 78.74 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
Condition Fully restored, both wood and leather. minor wear and slight color variation on the leather straps.
Creation Date 1951
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Handmade in his studio in Paoli PA in 1951, by one of the most celebrated American artist and woodworker Wharton Esherick (1887-1970), the pair of "Captain's Chairs" manifests the beauty of a minimalism design approach by the artist and his superb techniques and execution. The carved walnut chairs with saddle interwoven saddle leather seats display exposed joineries and a Shaker inspired sophistication. Carved with artist's initial WE as well as year 1951. There are no cushions currently but can be custom made upon request.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 178181
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