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    SAM MALOOF (American, 1916-2009)
    Rocker (No. 43), 1989
    Walnut, ebony
    45-1/2 x 26-1/4 x 44-3/4 inches (115.6 x 66.7 x 113.7 cm)
    Titled, dated, and signed underneath

    NOTE: Lot comes with two books: "Sam Maloof: Woodworker" and "The Eloquent Object," both inscribed and signed by the designer.


    Condition Report*: Sam Maloof hand-carved California walnut and ebony rocking chair:   An excellent example of the important California Studio Master. Small nicks and abrasions consistent with normal wear. There is a tiny pin-prick sized puncture and scuff at the back of the seat. The bottom of the runners have slight wear consistent with use, but is not visible. Armrests exhibit sun fading and wear, but could be easily restored with a light sanding and oiling which will bring back the beauty in the wood.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2015
    31st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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