Wharton Esherick Hammer Handle Chair (late 1930’s)

Hammer Handle Chair, Paoli, PA. Figured white oak, hickory, saddle leather; Unmarked.
Provenance: Purchased from the artist by Marjorie Content, thence by descent; Published: Sfirri, “The Hammer-Handled Chairs: Found object art by Wharton Esherick,” Woodwork: A Magazine for All Woodworkers, 2008.
Auctioneer: RAGO, Lambertville, N.J., USA
Sold for: $ 21,250 USD
Date: June 2013

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