Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 379

Robert Venturi "Chippendale" Chair

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown; Knoll International
Marking(s); notes: Knoll International label
Country of origin; materials: USA; laminate over plywood
Dimensions (H, W, D): 37"h, 23"w, 24"d; 18.5" seat height
Additional Information: Chair is in the "Grandmother" pattern designed by Denise Scott Brown. Reference (form): Knoll- A Modernist Universe, Brian Lutz, pg. 215.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good, minor marks to mica, wear consistent with age and light use