View 1 of Lot 329. Side Chair.
View 1 of Lot 329. Side Chair.
329

Harvey Ellis

Side Chair

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Robert Kaplan, Maplewood, New Jersey

Harvey Ellis

Harvey Ellis

Side Chair

Side Chair

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot sold:

69,300

USD

Property from the Collection of Robert Kaplan, Maplewood, New Jersey

Harvey Ellis

Side Chair


circa 1903

executed by the Craftsman Workshops of Gustav Stickley, Eastwood, New York

inlays executed by the workshop of George Henry Jones, New York

oak, pewter, copper and stained wood inlays, original rush seat

with the firm's decal

47 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. (120.7 x 46.4 x 51.4 cm)

Private Collection, Plymouth, Massachusetts, circa 1903
Private Collection, circa 1978
Freeman's, Philadelphia, March 19, 2017, lot 1
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Tod M. Volpe and Beth Cathers, Treasures of the American Arts and Crafts Movement: 1890-1920, New York, 1988, p. 36 (for the model with a variant of the inlay design)
Leslie Greene Bowman, American Arts & Crafts: Virtue in Design, Los Angeles, 1990, p.80 (for the model with a variant of the inlay design)
David M. Cathers, Furniture of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, Philmont, NY, 1996, p. 47 (for the model with a variant of the inlay design)
David Cathers and Alexander Vertikoff, Stickley Style: Arts and Crafts Homes in the Craftsman Tradition, New York, 1999, pp. 93, 132 (for the model with a variant of the inlay design) and 172
David Cathers, Gustav Stickley, New York, 2003, p. 223 (for the model with a variant of the inlay design)
Kevin W. Tucker, Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement, exh. cat., Dallas Museum of Art, 2010, frontispiece and pp. 46 and 153