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AN OAK HALL CHAIR
Charles Rohlfs, 1901
46.7/8in. (118.9cm.) high, 20in. (50.8cm.) wide, 21in. (53.3cm.) deep
carved with artist's monogram and dated 1901, with paper label beneath seat PERSONAL PROPERTY OF/MRS. D.R. MARTIN
Provenance
The Darwin D. Martin House
Edgar Smith

Lot Essay

cf. Leslie Bowman, American Arts & Crafts, Virtue in Design, 1990, p. 60, plate 27, for an example of this model in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. This model is also in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. See also Michael L. James, Drama in Design, the Life and Craft of Charles Rohlfs, 1994, p. 39, for another illustration of the model.
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