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    Sale 2128

    Christie's Interiors

    13 - 14 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1014

    A WALNUT LOW TABLE,

    DESIGNED BY PHILIP JOHNSON, CIRCA 1952, MANUFACTURED BY BAKER

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    A WALNUT LOW TABLE,
    DESIGNED BY PHILIP JOHNSON, CIRCA 1952, MANUFACTURED BY BAKER
    21in. (53.3cm.) high, 42in. (106.7cm.) square


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    Literature

    S. Kuehn, "Dramatic Simplicity," Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, Family Section, January 3, 1954, p. 1.

    "What Patios can do for your House: Indoor Gardens Can Be a Source of Light," House + Home, vol. VI, no. 2, August 1954, pp. 110-115.

    "A Modern Expression of the Formal House," House & Gardens, March 1957, vol. III, no. 3, pp. 72-75.

    "Holiday Handbook: Indoor Gardening," Holiday, September 1957, vol. 22, no. 3, p. 114.

    C. W. Glenn, "The Collectors: A Cultivated Vision: Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Phillips in New York City," Architectural Digest, vol. 40, no. 6, June 1983, pp. 114-115 for an image of a selection of these chairs and tables in the New York home of Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Phillips.