Modern Design /20 March 2005


William Lescaze

coffee table
USA, c. 1929
glass, walnut, chrome-plated steel
23 w × 36 d × 22½ h in (58 × 91 × 57 cm)

The following two lots are from the estate of George Daub, a collaborator with William Lescaze. Daub assisted Lescaze in the design of several homes in Harvey Cedars, New Jersey including the Lloyd Good house and the William Butler house, both from 1937. Lescaze and Daub also collaborated on the seminal Philadelphia Savings Fund Society building (1929), the first International Style skyscraper in the United States.

provenance: Estate of George Daub, Philadelphia

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $4,500

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