Phillip Lloyd Powell, ‘Side Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania’, Circa 1960, Design/Decorative Art, American Black Walnut, Freeman's
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Side Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Circa 1960

American Black Walnut
19 1/4 × 31 × 21 in
48.9 × 78.7 × 53.3 cm
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Phillip Lloyd Powell
American, 1919–2008
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Often described as a “midcentury modernist”, American designer Phillip Lloyd Powell created pieces that transcended the Modernist style in both form and application. Instead of using industrial methods and techniques for production, the designer practiced hand carving as a way to bring out the natural form of the wood through careful manipulation. He is best known for his cabinets, which when opened would reveal beautiful detailing inside, as well as interiors lined with silver leaf or fabric. Besides wood, Powell favored modern materials like metal, stone, and slate to create the clean and precise lines that would become a trademark of his designs.

Phillip Lloyd Powell, ‘Side Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania’, Circa 1960, Design/Decorative Art, American Black Walnut, Freeman's
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Phillip Lloyd Powell
American, 1919–2008
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Often described as a “midcentury modernist”, American designer Phillip Lloyd Powell created pieces that transcended the Modernist style in both form and application. Instead of using industrial methods and techniques for production, the designer practiced hand carving as a way to bring out the natural form of the wood through careful manipulation. He is best known for his cabinets, which when opened would reveal beautiful detailing inside, as well as interiors lined with silver leaf or fabric. Besides wood, Powell favored modern materials like metal, stone, and slate to create the clean and precise lines that would become a trademark of his designs.

Side Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Circa 1960

American Black Walnut
19 1/4 × 31 × 21 in
48.9 × 78.7 × 53.3 cm
Bidding closed
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