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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT | An Important Tall-Back Spindle Chair from the Warren Hickox House, Kankakee, Illinois

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 USD
Sold
150,000 USD
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Description

  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • An Important Tall-Back Spindle Chair from the Warren Hickox House, Kankakee, Illinois
  • oak, leather upholstery
  • 51 1/8  x 19 x 20 in. (129.9 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm)
  • circa 1900
en suite with the previous lot

Provenance

Warren Hickox House, Kankakee, Illinois
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, October 1987
Private Collection, Chicago
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

William Allin Storrer, The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion, Chicago, 1993, p. 53 (for a discussion of the Warren Hickox House)
David A. Hanks, The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, New York, 1979, pp. 201-202 (for a reference to the execution of these chairs by cabinetmaker John W. Ayers & Co., and a reference to the exhibition of the Hickox tall-back spindle chair form in the 1902 annual exhibition of the Chicago Architectural Club at the Art Institute of Chicago)
Kathryn Smith, Wright on Exhibit: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Exhibitions, Princeton, 2017, p. 10 (for a reference to the execution of these chairs by cabinetmaker John W. Ayers & Co., and a reference to the exhibition of the Hickox tall-back spindle chair form in the 1902 annual exhibition of the Chicago Architectural Club at the Art Institute of Chicago)
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