Modern Design /07 October 2008


Benjamin Baldwin

wall-mounted console from the C.F. Murphy Jr. residence, Chicago
Woodwork Corporation of America
USA, 1958
burled elm
96 w × 19 d × 3½ h in (244 × 48 × 9 cm)

Sold with a photocopy of The New York Times article illustrating the interior of the C.F. Murphy Jr. residence. Signed with paper manufacturer's label to underside: [Woodwork Corporation Of America Chicago, Illinois].

provenance: Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Murphy Jr., Chicago | Private collection, California

literature: The New York Times Magazine, April 11, 1965, ppg. 98-99 illustrate in situ

estimate: $5,000–7,000

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