Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Rare Pair of Walnut Captain Chair by Wharton Esherick

$ 56,000
  • 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.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: signed and dated
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: walnut and leather
    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
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 178181
  • Dimensions
    W. 23 in; H. 31 in; D. 22 in;
    W. 58.42 cm; H. 78.74 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
Message from Seller:

Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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