Sale 18FD02 | Lot 271

Pair of Wharton Esherick Oak and Walnut Tall Stools

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Lot 271
Pair of Wharton Esherick Oak and Walnut Tall Stools
Signed with initials and 1958
Height 27 inches.


Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $9,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

cf: Lee Nordness, Objects: USA, New York, 1970, pg 252
Wooden Works: Furniture Objects by Five Contemporary Craftsmen, St. Paul, 1972, p. 28
Half a Century in Wood: 1920-1970, The Wooden Works of Wharton Esherick, Paoli, 1988, pg 11
A pair of tall stools by Esherick sold Phillips, New York, June 9, 2010, lot 113.
Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) was one generation ahead of George
Generally good condition overall; some unevenness to patina consistent with age and normal use and handling; undersides clearly marked; one seat with 2 small spots of white paint and with trace of paper label to underside; joints appear to have been loose and tightened at one point; no apparent breaks or cracks to legs or stretchers.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $9,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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