FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT | WINDOW FROM THE AVERY COONLEY HOUSE, RIVERSIDE, ILLINOIS
Property from a Private Chicago Collection
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
WINDOW FROM THE AVERY COONLEY HOUSE, RIVERSIDE, ILLINOIS
produced by the Linden Glass Company, Chicago
colored cathedral and clear glass, zinc came
29⅝ x 16¾ x½ in. (75.1 x 42.5 x 1.2 cm)
Overall in very good and stable condition. The glass with occasional scattered light surface scratches consistent with age and with some surface soiling concentrated to the contours adjacent to the cames. The window with one very small hairline crack, stable. The cames with some minor corrosion throughout. The lot is not accompanied by a wood frame. A dynamic yet balanced design executed in the Prairie style.
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Avery Coonley House, Riverside, Illinois
Struve Decorative Arts Gallery, Chicago
Collection of Thomas Monaghan, Michigan, 1980s
John Toomey Gallery, Oak Park, Illinois
Bldg. 51, Chicago, 2017
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Sotheby’s would like to thank Julie S. Sloan for her assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.