El Moro desk and Matador II chair, Massachusetts, des. 1974; Laminated and carved African Mozambique; Both signed; Desk: 37" x 69" x 36", chair: 26 1/2" x 23" x 27"; Provenance: Private collection, New York
Sale Price: $35,000
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Desk: Good overall condition, warm patina throughout. Several minor seam separations and short cracks throughout, these flaws are in the making and do not affect the stability of the piece. Darkened dents/minor chips to bottom front corner of desk (from normal use). Doors and drawers work well. Chair: Good overall condition, warm patina throughout. Two repaired cracks to base (front to back, difficult to see). Some darkened dents to perimeter of bottom edge. Small, minor chip to top edge.