Pair of Leather Occasional Chairs by William Haines
USA | c. 1939 Wood, leather, parchment. Leather-wrapped wood with top-stitched detailing in parchment. This model was first exhibited in Haines' Desert Living Room at the Golden Gate International Exposition, San Fransisco, CA in 1939. It was here that Samuel Marx placed an order for a pair of these chairs to be used in his own Chicago home.
h. 31.5" w. 24.0" d. 28.5"
seat h. 18.0"
Condition: Very good vintage condition. Original leather has been sensitively reconditioned and some parchment stitching has been replaced.
Notes: Provenance: Christies, NY; Collection of Seymour Stein.Published: Decorative Arts: Official Catalog, Dept. of Fine Arts, Golden Gate International Exposition 1939. Pg. 54 shows an image of W. Haines' Desert Living room with 1 chair visible; Ultramodern, Samuel Marx, Architect, Designer, Art Collector. Pg. 114 shows a pair of these chairs in Marx's entryway.
Price available on request
Ref: 72 BH 01