Modern Design /03 October 2004


Warren McArthur

armchairs, pair
Warren McArthur Corporation
USA, c. 1932
brushed aluminum, enameled steel, painted wood, upholstery
25 w × 25 d × 33 h in (63 × 63 × 84 cm)

An early, rare example of McArthur's aluminum furniture. Warren McArthur started working with aluminum after his move from Phoenix to Los Angeles. By 1936 he had successfully developed hundreds of innovative designs using exclusively anodized aluminum.

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $10,200

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