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Ilonka Karasz
 ARMCHAIR FROM THE FILM GUILD CINEMA, 52 WEST 8TH STREET, NEW YORK
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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Ilonka Karasz
 ARMCHAIR FROM THE FILM GUILD CINEMA, 52 WEST 8TH STREET, NEW YORK
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century Design

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New York

Ilonka Karasz
 ARMCHAIR FROM THE FILM GUILD CINEMA, 52 WEST 8TH STREET, NEW YORK

bleached mahogany and vinyl upholstery


30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm) high
ca. 1928
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Literature

Lisa Phillips, ed., Frederick Kiesler, New York, 1989, p. 18
Frederick Kiesler:  Artiste-architecte, Paris, 1996, p. 94

Catalogue Note

 The Film Guild Center was designed by Frederick Kiesler in 1929 for Symon Gould and was one of the first modern movie theatres in Manhattan.  The balconies and decorations of classically structured theatres were replaced with graded seating for optimal viewing and modern aesthetics.  For the design of the furniture in the lobby, Kiesler turned to his friend, Ilonka Karasz.

20th Century Design

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New York