Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Michael McCoy

Door Chair
Suites Limited Edition Furniture, Inc.
USA, 1980 / 1983
lacquered wood, nickel-plated steel
22 w × 18 d × 31¾ h in (56 × 46 × 81 cm)

McCoy designed this chair while head of Cranbrook's Department of Art. The seat drops down and the ladder back folds in, flattening the form for storage. This chair comes from the collection of John Guse, owner of Suites Limited Edition Furniture, Inc. This work is from the edition of 10.

provenance: John Guse, Denver

literature: Cranbrook Art Museum: 100 Treasures, Wittkopp, ppg. 224-225

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $8,400

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