Modern Design /07 October 2008


Laurence Booth

dining table and set of ten chairs
USA, 1998
laminated maple plywood, mahogany, upholstery
136 w × 44 d × 29 h in (345 × 112 × 74 cm)

Of this dining set, Chicago architect Laurence Booth states, "The stage is set with the maple for the crotch mahogany to star in the opera".

Chairs measure: 20 w x 20 d x 36 h inches. This dining set is unique. This set features a tabletop constructed of two large pieces of crotch mahogany with oppositional grain. Booth edges and supports the table with maple plywood, the simplicity of the maple complementing the exquisite natural beauty of the mahogany tabletop.

provenance: From the collection of the artist

estimate: $10,000–15,000

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