Art Deco

Rare Desk & Chair by Donald Deskey

Rare Desk & Chair by Donald Deskey
USA

c. 1930

Rare desk and chair designed by Deskey and produced by Ypsilanti Reed Furniture Corp. Walnut top and drawer boxes with copper plated steel supports and details.  A very rare set that perfectly represents Deskey's design aesthetic from the early 1930's.  Illustrated: Donald Deskey, Decorative Designs & History.  Pgs. 89, 101 & 178, all show variations of the chair from this set.
Desk:  h. 27" w. 44" d. 24"
Chair:  h. 31"  w. 16.5"  d. 21"  seat h. 17.5"

$26,000.  2 pc.

Ref: 40 DD 01

 

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Rare Custom Bookcase by Paul Frankl

Rare Custom Bookcase by Paul Frankl
USA
c. 1930

Bookcase/storage cabinet of orange & black lacquered wood, with gold painted face in a snaking geometric motif & thick glass side panels. A rare example of American Art Deco that exemplifies Frankl's departure from his skyscraper furniture into a more simplified direction.
h. 45.5"  w. 50"  d. 12"

Very good vintage condition with some losses to the lacquer.

$16,500.

Ref. 34 PF 03

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