SAM MALOOF (1916 - 2009)
Fine rocking chair (no. 30), Alta Loma, CA, 1986; Sculpted fiddleback maple, ebony; Signed, dated, and numbered with copyright; 47" x 27" x 42"; Provenance: The Daphne Farago Collection of Decorative Arts. Sold for the benefit of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.; Exhibited: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1993
Sale Price: $33,750
Estimate: $18,000 - $24,000
Very minor seam separations to seat. Fine and hard to see and repaired crack to joinery where right rear leg meets the runner. Warm patina to original finish, very good condition.