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Pair of American primitive country pine benches circa 1900. Untouched original condition, great patina, very strong. Each bench measures 39 inches long, 13.5 inches deep and 17.5 inches high. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER, 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm. www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Iconic American architect Louis I. Kahn designed this pair of solid walnut benches for the Yale University Art Gallery in 1953. The benches, classic examples of mid 20th century modern design, each measure 59 inches long x 22 inches deep x 17 inches high. The tops are 1.75 inches thick and the legs are 2.75 x 3.5 inches thick. These are very rare pieces, Kahn only designed about 8 different pieces of furniture in his entire career. Louis I. Kahn designed what has been called the most important piece of architecture of the 20thc century "the capitol complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh". Louis Kahn was born in P�rnu, Estonia, on February 20, 1901. His family emigrated to the United States when Kahn was a child; he later studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and opened his own firm in 1935. His major works include the Yale University Art Gallery, the Kimbell Art Museum and the capitol complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Kahn died in New York City on March 17, 1974. We show original pictures of these benches inside the Louis I. Kahn Yale University Art Gallery. As I. M. Pei talks about Louis Kahn in a video, he states he was a great admirer of Kahn, learned a great deal from him and of the two he felt Kahn was the better architect. See the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4V0nZZa6xU&app=desktop or see My Father the Architect A Son's Journey a 2003 documentary by his son https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JktX-BKOjM.
An Vintage English Gothic Revival open-arm long bench, the tall back featuring classic medieval inspired carved archways, trefoils and spires topped with fleur-dis-lis, including diamond design pierced front & side stretchers and curved arms with carved acanthus leaf decoration; a newly upholstered hunter green & red stripe cotton slip seat. England, c. 1890--1910. Dimensions: 64" W x 46" H x 24" D This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER, 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm. www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
William IV or early Victorian mahogany foot stool. Turned legs on original brass casters with inset cushion. Circa 1830-50. 18" L x 11.5" D x 18" H. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
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