25th Jan, 2023 11:00 EST

The Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan

 
  Lot 53
 

53

Vladimir Kagan (American, 1927-2016)
Early Sideboard, Kagan-Dreyfuss, Inc., USA, circa 1949

Cerused oak and oak veneer, glass
In two parts, the upper case comprising a center section with two doors, one having a concealed keyhole behind a sliding handle, both fitted with cocktail glass holders to interior of doors, the interior of section with mirrored back and black glass liner, flanked by two open vitrines, each with two adjustable glass shelves, and designed to have each a pair of sliding glass doors, the center section surmounting a pull-out shelf, also lined with black glass; the lower section having a divided center section, originally fitted with a stereo and speaker, concealed behind tambour doors, flanked by two sections behind single doors, the left with a single shelf, the right with a pull-out desk organizer, drawer, and shelf.
Both sections stamped to backs: "Kagan-Dreyfuss - New York, A Vladimir Kagan Design"

H: 61 7/8, W: 83 5/8, D: 22 in.

Provenance

Property from the Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan

Sold for $1,512
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

Cerused oak and oak veneer, glass
In two parts, the upper case comprising a center section with two doors, one having a concealed keyhole behind a sliding handle, both fitted with cocktail glass holders to interior of doors, the interior of section with mirrored back and black glass liner, flanked by two open vitrines, each with two adjustable glass shelves, and designed to have each a pair of sliding glass doors, the center section surmounting a pull-out shelf, also lined with black glass; the lower section having a divided center section, originally fitted with a stereo and speaker, concealed behind tambour doors, flanked by two sections behind single doors, the left with a single shelf, the right with a pull-out desk organizer, drawer, and shelf.
Both sections stamped to backs: "Kagan-Dreyfuss - New York, A Vladimir Kagan Design"

Provenance

Property from the Personal Collection of Vladimir Kagan

Note

The present lot was one of the earliest designs Kagan created for Kagan-Dreyfuss, Inc., and was a joint project between Kagan and his father, Illi Kagan (who ran the Kagan-Dreyfuss workshops).

Published

Vladimir Kagan, The Complete Kagan, Pointed Leaf Press, 2004, p. 69 (the present lot illustrated)

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