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Gustav Stickley
A RARE WRITING DESK, MODEL NO. 521
Estimate
80,000120,000
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13
Gustav Stickley
A RARE WRITING DESK, MODEL NO. 521
Estimate
80,000120,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Important 20th Century Design

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Gustav Stickley
A RARE WRITING DESK, MODEL NO. 521
with firm's decal
oak with the original green stain on the desk interior and chamfered back, with wrought-iron hardware
closed:  47 1/2  x 31 1/4  x 15 in. (120.6 x 79.4 x 38 cm) open:  47 1/2  x 31 1/4  x 30 1/4  in. (120.6 x 79.4 x 76.8 cm)
circa 1901
executed by the Craftsman Workshops of Gustav Stickley, Eastwood, New York
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Linda H. Roth and Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, eds., At Home with Gustav Stickley:  American Arts & Crafts from the Stephen Gray Collection, London, 2008, pp. 41, 48 and 58

Provenance

Sotheby’s New York, November 19, 1981, lot 238
Louis H. Hollister, New York
Christie’s New York, June 11, 1998, lot 8
Stephen Gray, Philmont, NY
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

At Home with Gustav Stickley:  American Arts & Crafts from the Stephen Gray Collection, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, October 11-January 4, 2009

Literature

Stephen Gray and Robert Edwards, eds., Collected Works of Gustav Stickley, New York, 1981, pp. 14 and 22
David Cathers, Gustav Stickley, London, 2003, p. 219

Important 20th Century Design

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New York