12-07-2013 12-07-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2692B Boston
December 7, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Marble-top Side Tables Attributed to L. Garth Huxtable

$600$500
Auction: Sale #2692B - 2692B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 07, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Two Marble-top Side Tables Attributed to L. Garth Huxtable
Carrera marble, enameled steel
United States, mid-20th century
Circular tops on white painted wire rod tripod bases, some paint loss, ht. 16 1/4, 18 1/2, dia. 18, 24 in.

Provenance: Property from the Estate of Ada Louise Huxtable, architecture critic, the New York Times.

Note: L. Garth Huxtable (1911-1989), the husband of Ada Louise Huxtable, was a noted industrial designer. Along with over 140 pieces for the Four Seasons Restaurant in the landmark Seagrams building in New York, he designed modernist furniture for their Park Avenue apartment and these tables for their Marblehead summer house.


Estimate $200-250


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Keywords

L. Garth Huxtable, United States, Ada Louise Huxtable, architecture critic, New York Times, noted industrial designer, Seagrams building, Four Seasons Restaurant