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    Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959)
    Casual Armchair from Price Tower, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1956
    Cast aluminum, fabric and paint
    33 x 24-1/2 x 29 inches (83.8 x 62.2 x 73.7 cm)

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER, BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA

    Price Tower's 'Casual Chair' otherwise known as the Sloped Armchair, was created for various spaces in the building, including H.C. Price's executive office. Some forty were originally specified. The present example features the original silvered painted aluminum frame and Wright's signature 'red' upholstery.





    Condition Report*: Peeling paint to back splat spine, rubbing and scratches to painted edges, wear to upholstery, black grease stain to upholstered back at pivot point
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    1st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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