Wharton Esherick hammer handle craft chair, USA, 1950s

Esherick, Wharton
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Side Chairs
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United States
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1950s

A studio craft sidechair by American craftsman Wharton Esherick (1887-1970). The chair is made of a carved wood frame with a brown leather seating.

The first version of this model was produced in 1938 in a number of forty pieces  for the Hedgerow Theater in Rose Valley, PA. The frame is made of hammer handles, giving the chair its name.

  • 4656
  • Price on request
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