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December 15, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Light Screen Attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2969B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 15, 2016 12:00PM


Light Screen Attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright
Glass, metal, wood
Attributed to the Oscar Steffens house, Chicago, Illinois, c. 1909
Comprising geometric motifs of clear colored and colorless glass, patinated metal cames, later frame, unsigned, ht. 30, wd. 16 1/4 in.

Provenance: From a Massachusetts estate.

Note: The design for the window was documented in April 1963, just before the destruction of the Steffens residence. Architects R. Gardner and J. William Rudd recorded precise measurements for The National Park Historic American Building survey, 1963.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Condition: good, one side shows weathering on cames.

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Frank Lloyd Wright, J. William Rudd, Architects R. Gardner, Chicago