Modern Design /28 March 2004


Dan Johnson

lounge chairs, model #2750, pair
Dan Johnson, Inc.
USA, c. 1950
enameled metal, rope
32 w × 25 d × 27 h in (81 × 63 × 69 cm)

This pair of outdoor lounge chairs were offered exclusively from Dan Johnson's studio in the early 1950s and are rarely seen. This pair of chairs was chosen by William "Billy" Haines for the John Woolfe designed home of Sam and Dara Briskin in Beverly Hills around 1950.Literature: Arts & Architecture, March 1950 contains an advertisement by Johnson for this chair designCalifornia Modern: The Architecture of Craig Ellwood, Jackson, pg. 55 illustrates the long version of this chair.

provenance: Sam and Sara Briskin, Beverly HillsPrivate collection, Los Angeles

estimate: $9,000–12,000
result: $10,620

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