25th Jan, 2023 11:00 EST

The Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan

 
  Lot 35
 

35

After Eliel Saarinen (Finnish-American, 1873-1950)
Two "Cranbrook" Chairs, Charles Phipps & Sons, USA, designed 1929-30, the present lot circa 1990

Stained and painted wood, leather
The wood and black chair with applied brass label to rear of front seat rail: "Arkitektura, No. 026-SC, Designed by Eliel Saarinen, 1929-1930, Exclusive reproduction authorized by Cranbrook Academy of Art/Museum and E.S. Ltd., Manufactured by Charles Phipps & Sons"
The white and black chair with applied brass label to rear of front seat rail: "Arkitektura, No. 003-LSC, Exclusive Arkitektura / Saarinen design adaptation, copyright, Manufactured by Charles Phipps & Sons"

H: 37 1/2, W: 17 3/8, D: 19 in.

Provenance

Property from the Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan

Sold for $441
Estimated at $300 - $500


 

Stained and painted wood, leather
The wood and black chair with applied brass label to rear of front seat rail: "Arkitektura, No. 026-SC, Designed by Eliel Saarinen, 1929-1930, Exclusive reproduction authorized by Cranbrook Academy of Art/Museum and E.S. Ltd., Manufactured by Charles Phipps & Sons"
The white and black chair with applied brass label to rear of front seat rail: "Arkitektura, No. 003-LSC, Exclusive Arkitektura / Saarinen design adaptation, copyright, Manufactured by Charles Phipps & Sons"

Provenance

Property from the Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan

Literature

R. Craig Miller, "Interior Design and Furniture" in Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950, Abrams, p. 90 (model illustrated)

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