Samuel Yellin (1884-1940) Log Holder1933wrought-iron, stamped 'E.F.A. J.C.A. SAMUEL YELLIN'height 15 1/4in (39cm); width 22in (56cm); depth 16in (41cm)
Lot 3
Samuel Yellin (1884-1940)
Log Holder
1933
wrought-iron, stamped 'E.F.A. J.C.A. SAMUEL YELLIN'
height 15 1/4in (39cm); width 22in (56cm); depth 16in (41cm)
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£3,000 - 4,500

Modern Decorative Art + Design

14 Dec 2017, 14:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
Samuel Yellin (1884-1940)
Log Holder
1933
wrought-iron, stamped 'E.F.A. J.C.A. SAMUEL YELLIN'
height 15 1/4in (39cm); width 22in (56cm); depth 16in (41cm)

Footnotes

  • Dr Richard E. Fuller is credited with founding the Seattle Art Museum in 1933 and led the institution as Director until 1973, during which time he contributing his own extensive collection of Asian art.

    During the construction of the museum, Dr Fuller's sister, Philadelphia resident Eugenia Atwood commissioned Samuel Yellin to design and construct decorative gates to the galleries. At the same time Atwood also commissioned Yellin to produce a log holder for her husband, John C. Atwood (J.C.A.), and the floor lamp as a gift to celebrate Dr Fuller's 38th birthday. The floor candlestick was commissioned for the Atwood residence in Germantown, Philadelphia.

    Provenance
    John C. and Eugenie Atwood, 1933
    Thence by descent to the present owner
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