200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 United States 646.293.6633
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$ 23,000

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Custom Desk for Kandell Residence

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials Walnut
W. 42 in; H. 29 in; D. 18 in;
W. 106.68 cm; H. 73.66 cm; D. 45.72 cm;
Condition Good. Refinished. Refinished with polished brass, small old professional veneer repair on top imperceptible except on very close scrutiny.
Creation Date 1953
Description Unique and elegant one-of-a-kind, five-drawer desk in walnut veneer with solid brass pulls, designed as a bedroom or sitting room desk, for the master bedroom of the Kandell Penthouse apartment at the original Ritz Carlton on Park Ave. South. This 1953 Robsjohn-Gibbings commission by the buildings owners, for their personal residence, included custom interiors with bespoke furniture designs for all rooms. The last photo, an interior still of the apartment, shows the cabinet in situ. Finished on back.
Styles / Movements Modern
200 Lex Booth Number 15
Incollect Reference Number 473351
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