Modern Design /03 October 2004


John Howe

dining table and six chairs for the Howe House, North Oaks, Minnesota
USA, c. 1971
ash plywood
81 w × 36 d × 28 h in (206 × 91 × 71 cm)

chairs: 18"w x 21"d x 36"h. John Howe was Frank Lloyd Wright's chief draftsman from 1935 until Wright's death in 1959. One of the first members of the Taliesin Fellowship, Howe was proficient in the principles of organic design as specified by Wright. The Howe house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and John Howe in the mid-fifties, and Howe designed this dining set for the house when it was built in the early 1970s.

estimate: $5,000–7,000

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