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T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Custom Brass Curule Bench for the Kandell Residence

About the Item

Likely one-of-kind solid cast brass stool bench, weighing roughly 75 lbs, that stood at the entrance foyer to the Penthouse apartment at the original Ritz Carlton on Park Ave. South. This 1953 Robsjohn-Gibbings commission by the buildings owners, for their personal residence, included custom interiors with bespoke furniture designs for all rooms. Interior still photo furnished by the Robsjohn-Gibbings archive.
  • Creator:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 19 in (48.26 cm)Width: 32 in (81.28 cm)Depth: 19.75 in (50.17 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Brass,Cast
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1953
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Great original condition. Brass has developed warm golden patina. Reupholstered.
  • Seller Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Modest Designs1stDibs: LU800233920812
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