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Lot 258
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A Modern American Dining Table

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • A Modern American Dining Table
  • bleached rosewood

Provenance

Collection of Ira H. Levy
Wright, Chicago, June 12, 2014, lot 268
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

House & Garden, November 1968, p. 118 (for the table in Ira H. Levy's home)
House Beautiful, June 1998, p. 83

Catalogue Note


The present dining table, formerly in the collection of Estee Lauder executive Ira H. Levy, provided the setting for conversation between some of the greatest intellectual, artistic minds of the late 20th Century.  Such varied individuals as Andy Warhol, Karl Springer, Willem de Kooning, Leonard Bernstein, and Louise Nevelson gathered around this "perfect" table over the years in Mr. Levy’s residences.
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