Philip Johnson

Architectural Model

Circa 1990

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Description

Philip Johnson (American, 1906–2005).

  • Architectural model for the William Granger Ryan Fine Arts Center, Seton Hill College.
  • Birch and maple box with leather tooled cover.
  • Twelve small wooden models to be assembled on leather top.
  • A rare collector’s item depicting one of Johnson’s last unrealized projects in the postmodern style. 
  • This piece is final sale and not eligible for return.
Provenance

Private Collection, Connecticut

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition Report
Revive
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Like New

The wooden surfaces present with very minimal scratches and occasional abrasions to the edges, concentrated to the wooden models.

The leather surface with very minute accretions to the surface, not visually distracting.

Some very faint and minor discoloration to the silvering on the leather top consistent with age and gentle use.

Dimensions
Height: 2.38 inches / 6.05 cm
Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Depth: 9.5 inches / 24.13 cm
Materials
Birch, Maple, Leather
Country of Origin
United States
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