WENDELL CASTLE (1932-2018)
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WENDELL CASTLE (1932-2018)


WENDELL CASTLE (1932-2018)
Pair of Chairs, 1981
stack laminated cherry wood, leather upholstery
30 in. (76.2 cm.) high
each signed and dated W. Castle 81
Private Collection, Rochester, New York
Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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Lot Essay

The first recorded three-legged chair was created in 1965, which Castle thought of as a three-legged version of his 'Alpha' chair, created in 1964. 'Alpha' chair is featured in the catalogue raisonné as II.112

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