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Back to Modern Design / January 20, 2019





Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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

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.

Condition reports (given as opinion and not as guaranteed statements of fact) are added online throughout the auction process. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call (609) 397-9374 or e-mail with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.